Limit the Number of Characters in a Textarea or Text Field

By | May 27, 2010

This script allows you to set a limit on the number of characters a user can enter into a textarea or text field, like so:

Step 1 – Create Function

Insert the following code into the page head:


Step 2 - Create Text Area

Use the following code to create the form and text area (if necessary, change the name of the form and text area to suit your needs):

(Maximum characters: 100)

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