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jQuery Plugin To Truncate A List Of Inline Blocks | block_ellipsis

jQuery block_ellipsis plugin allows only a certain amount of lines to be displayed from the inline-block elements. Then it displays a Show More (customizable) button.

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How to make use of it:

1. Load the jQuery library and jQuery block ellipsis plugin at the bottom of the document.

<script src="//code.jquery.com/jquery-1.11.2.min.js"></script>
<script src="dist/block_ellipsis.js"></script>

2. Enter a list of items included in the container.

<div class="demo">
  <span>Lorem</span>
  <span>ipsum</span>
  <span>dolor</span>
  <span>sit</span>
  <span>amet</span>
  <span>consectetur</span>
</div>

3. Call the plugin in the container and set the minimum number of lines/blocks you want to display.

$('.demo').block_ellipsis({ 
  lines: 2,
  min_blocks: 5
  // MORE OPTIONS HERE
});

4. Full plugin options with a default value.

$('.demo').block_ellipsis({ 

// Amount of lines you want to display
lines: 1,

// Minimum amount of blocks you want to display (useful for responsive)
min_blocks: 0,

// The HTML to display your 'Show more' clickable element.
// You can either use a string, or a function that will take the number of
// remaining blocks as a parameter
more: function (nb) {
  return '<span class="more">Show ' + nb + ' more</span>';
},

// Insert a space before 'Show more' and 'Show less' blocks.
// This is useful because a space between `inline-block` elements is displayed.
// If your elements are floated, this won't change anything.
space_before_blocks: true,

// The HTML to display your 'Show less' clickable element.
less: '<span class="less">Show less</span>',

// CSS rules to apply once the changes are done (avoids flickering)
css: {
  visibility: 'visible',
  overflow: 'visible'
},

// Enables debug features
debug: false

});

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Official Website(algolia): Click Here

This superior jQuery/javascript plugin is developed by algolia. For extra advanced usage, please go to the official website.

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