Character Counter for ASP.Net TextArea Using jQuery

javascript, js icon

<script type=“text/javascript” language=“javascript”>

var characterLimit = 150;
$(document).ready(function () {
$(‘#<%=txtMessage.ClientID %>’).bind(‘keyup’, function () {

var charactersUsed = $(this).val().length;
if (charactersUsed > characterLimit) {

charactersUsed = characterLimit;

$(this).val($(this).val().substr(0, characterLimit));


var charactersRemaining = characterLimit – charactersUsed;





html, mime, text icon

<textarea id=“txtMessage” runat=“server” ></textarea>

<br />

<span><span id=“remainingCharacters”></spancharacters remaining </span>


you can use it in comment sections or sending sms message Content

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