Character counter for SMS messages.
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SMS Counter

Character counter for SMS messages.

Usage

SmsCounter.count('content of the SMS')

This will return the following object:

{
	encoding: "GSM_7BIT",
	length: 18,
	messages: 1,
	per_message: 160,
	remaining: 142
}

jQuery Plugin

Given the following markup:

<textarea name="message" id="message"></textarea>
<ul id="sms-counter">
	<li>Encoding: <span class="encoding"></span></li>
	<li>Length: <span class="length"></span></li>
	<li>Messages: <span class="messages"></span></li>
	<li>Per Message: <span class="per_message"></span></li>
	<li>Remaining: <span class="remaining"></span></li>
</ul>

You can use the countSms jQuery extension to update the count on keyup:

$('#message').countSms('#sms-counter')

TODO

  • Better docs

Known Issue

(none)

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License

SMS Counter is released under the MIT License.