Trim Long Text Blocks To Improve Reading Experience - jQuery subText

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Trim Long Text Blocks To Improve Reading Experience - jQuery subText

subText is a lightweight, clean, controlled text truncation jQuery plugin to programmatically trim down lengthy text to improve the reading experience on your site.

It trims lengthy text to a desired character limit and add a neat ellipsis (...) to indicate there's more to see.

This jQuery plugin is perfect for scenarios where space is at a premium, such as news article previews, product descriptions, or user comments.

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How to use it:

1. Download the plugin and place the main script subText.js after jQuery.

<script src="/path/to/cdn/jquery.slim.min.js"></script>
<script src="/path/to/subText.js"></script>

2. Call the function on the target text element, set the max length, and specify the character to be displayed at the end of the truncated text.

$(function(){ 
  const truncated = $("#demo").subText(30, "...")
});
<!-- Before -->
<div>
  Maximize space and readability on your site with SubText, the minimalist text truncation jQuery Plugin.
</div>

<!-- After -->
<div>
  Maximize space and readability...
</div>

3. Gent the truncated & full text.

$(function(){ 
  const truncated = $("#demo").subText(30, "...")
  console.log(truncated)
});

This awesome jQuery plugin is developed by herghost000. For more Advanced Usages, please check the demo page or visit the official website.