Character Limiter



1st Party (Free)

365 downloads (last 90 days)

Download v1.2

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EE Support Downloads Add-On Version Release Date
Not Specified Download 1.2 Dec 13, 2012

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This entry was created October 1, 2008, 3:08 pm.
This entry was last updated January 31, 2014, 1:05 pm.

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3 Reviews:

Mulkey Design 04.04.12

Mulkey Design
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Works like a charm. I limited my news articles body copy to 148 characters on the listing page with a “read more” link to the full article.

{exp:char_limit total=“148”}

jtrascap 01.31.12

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Works perfectly well - Ibn must’ve had a typo. Worked first time, perfectly (ee v2.2.1 and now v2.4…)

Ibn Saeed 11.21.11

Ibn Saeed
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Does not work with EE 2.0. It does not appear under Plugins.