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Meta Box Text Limiter

Description

Text Limiter is an extension for Meta Box plugin which allows you to limit number of characters or words entered for text and textarea fields.

Usage

To start using text limiter, just add the following parameters to text or textarea fields:

'limit'      => 20, // Number of characters or words
'limit_type' => 'character', // Limit by 'character' or 'word'. Optional. Default is 'character'

Plugin Links

Installation

You need to install Meta Box plugin first

  • Go to Plugins | Add New and search for Meta Box
  • Click Install Now button to install the plugin
  • After installing, click Activate Plugin to activate the plugin

Install Meta Box Text Limiter extension

  • Go to Plugins | Add New and search for Meta Box Text Limiter
  • Click Install Now button to install the plugin
  • After installing, click Activate Plugin to activate the plugin

To start using text limiter, just add the following parameters to text or textarea fields:

'limit'      => 20, // Number of characters or words
'limit_type' => 'character', // Limit by 'character' or 'word'. Optional. Default is 'character'

FAQ

Installation Instructions

You need to install Meta Box plugin first

  • Go to Plugins | Add New and search for Meta Box
  • Click Install Now button to install the plugin
  • After installing, click Activate Plugin to activate the plugin

Install Meta Box Text Limiter extension

  • Go to Plugins | Add New and search for Meta Box Text Limiter
  • Click Install Now button to install the plugin
  • After installing, click Activate Plugin to activate the plugin

To start using text limiter, just add the following parameters to text or textarea fields:

'limit'      => 20, // Number of characters or words
'limit_type' => 'character', // Limit by 'character' or 'word'. Optional. Default is 'character'

Contributors & Developers

“Meta Box Text Limiter” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

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Change log

1.1.0

  • Changed: Rewrite the JavaScript, making it work for cloneable groups.

1.0.4

  • Changed: Allow the plugin to be included in themes/plugins.

1.0.3

  • Fix: Multi-bytes characters are cut from the frontend.

1.0.2

  • Fix: Warning in helper function if using limit by character.

1.0.1

  • Improvement: Added front-end text-limiting functionality

1.0.0

  • First release