Javascript Plugin that Truncates Multi-line Text Content | Cuttr.js

Cuttr is a zero dependency, JS / JQUERY library is easy to use that truncates multi-line content (Clampin’s line) to suit within specifications. It adds a removal string such as the cutting tag (…) to indicate that there is a larger text of the currently invisible text.

  • Multiple truncation methods.
  • Text truncated without breaking HTML.
  • Custom cutting chains.
  • Optional “Read more” Anchor to expand original content.

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How to make use of it:

1. Install and download.

# Yarn
$ yarn add cuttr

$ npm i cuttr --save

2. All you have to do is call cuttr.js before the closing </body> tag.

new Cuttr('.element', {
    //options here
    truncate: 'words',
    length: 12

3. You can also use cuttr.js as a jQuery plugin if you want!

$(document).ready(function() {
        //options here
        truncate: 'words',
        length: 12

4. Options

let truncateElement = new Cuttr( '.container', {

    licenseKey: 'YOUR_KEY_HERE',
    // this option is compulsory 
    // use the license key provided on the purchase of the Cuttr Commercial License
    // if your project is open source and it is compatible with the GPLv3 license you can request a license key
    // please read more about licenses here
    truncate: 'characters',
    // Truncate method
    // How to truncate the text
    // ['characters'|'words'|'sentences']
    length: 100,
    // Truncation limit
    // After how much [characters|words|sentences] should the text be truncated
    // note: character truncation also counts html characters
    ending: '...',
    // Truncation ending string
    loadedClass: 'cuttr--loaded',
    // Class to set on truncated element when truncation finished

    title: false,
    // add original, full content to elements title attribute
    // [true|false]
    readMore: false,
    // enables / disables the "read more" button
    // [true|false]
    readMoreText: 'Read more',
    // text to show as "Read more" button to show full content
    readLessText: 'Read less',
    // text to show as "Read less" button to show truncated content
    readMoreBtnPosition: 'after',
    // "Read more" button position
    // ['after'|'inside']
    // 'after' = button will be appended after the truncated element
    // 'inside' = button will be appended inside the truncated element, at the end of the truncated content
    readMoreBtnTag: 'button',
    // "Read-more" button HTML tag
    //  ['button'|'a'|...]
    readMoreBtnSelectorClass: 'cuttr__readmore',
    // "Read-more" button class selector
    readMoreBtnAdditionalClasses: '',
    // "Read-more" button additional classes to be added

Browser support

The Cuttr javascript/jQuery string truncation plugin targets modern browsers that support ES5, which means Internet Explorer 10 and earlier are not supported, but with IE11 and above, you’re fine.

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This superior jQuery/javascript plugin is developed by d-e-v-s-k. For extra Advanced Usage, please go to the official website.