Textarea with character count

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tags: count,validation,form

HTML code

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<div class="col-sm-4 well">
    <form accept-charset="UTF-8" action="" method="POST">
        <textarea class="form-control" id="text" name="text" placeholder="Type in your message" rows="5"></textarea>
        <h6 class="pull-right" id="count_message"></h6>
        <button class="btn btn-info" type="submit">Post New Message</button>
    </form>
</div>

CSS code

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#text {
    resize: none;
    margin-botton:10px;
}
                                    

Javascript/Jquery code

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var text_max = 200;
$('#count_message').html(text_max + ' remaining');
  $('#text').keyup(function() {
  var text_length = $('#text').val().length;
  var text_remaining = text_max - text_length;
  $('#count_message').html(text_remaining + ' remaining');
}); 

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About this snippet

Creator: Dey Dey

Bootstrap version: 3.1.1

Created: Jun 1st 2014, 19:45

Views: 3.8K

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