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Character Limiter
(function($) {
$.fn.extend( {
limiter: function(limit, elem) {
$(this).on("keyup focus", function() {
setCount(this, elem);
});
function setCount(src, elem) {
var chars = src.value.length;
if (chars > limit) {
src.value = src.value.substr(0, limit);
chars = limit;
}
elem.html( limit - chars );
}
setCount($(this)[0], elem);
}
});
})(jQuery);
var elem = $("#msg_counter"); // Display span/div ID/Class
$("#message").limiter(250, elem); // Textarea ID
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