html-truncate

truncate html text and keep tag safe

npm install html-truncate
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Motivation

Truncate HTML text and also keep tag safe.

NOTICE

Given string is expected to be well-formatted HTML.

CHANGELOG

Version Logs
1.0.3 support browser
1.0.0 deprecated: truncateLastWord. Also, exports function directly
0.3.1 features done

API

/**
 * @static
 * @method truncate
 * @param {String} string string needs to be truncated
 * @param {Number} maxLength length of truncated string
 * @param {Object} options (optional)
 * @param {Boolean} [options.keepImageTag] flag to specify if keep image tag, false by default
 * @param {Boolean|String} [options.ellipsis] omission symbol for truncated string, '...' by default
 * @return {String} truncated string
 */
truncate(string, length, options);

usage

var truncate = require('html-truncate');

truncate text

truncate('hello world', 4)

// hell...
truncate('hello world', 6)

// hello ...

keep tag safe

truncate('<p><div>hello world</div></p>', 4)

// <p><div>hell...</div></p>

keep image tag (if any)

non-closed

truncate('<p><div><img class="yahoo" src="#" alt="yahoo logo">Do you <b>think</b> it is useful</div></p>', 3, { keepImageTag: true })

// <p><div><img class="yahoo" src="#" alt="yahoo logo">Do ...</div></p>
truncate('<p><div><img class="yahoo" src="#" alt="yahoo logo">Do you <b>think</b> it is useful</div></p>', 10, { keepImageTag: true })

// <p><div><img class="yahoo" src="#" alt="yahoo logo">Do you <b>thi...</b></div></p>

self-closed

truncate('<p><div><img class="yahoo" src="#" alt="yahoo logo" />Do you <b>think</b> it is useful</div></p>', 3, { keepImageTag: true })
// <p><div>Do ...</div></p>
truncate('<p><div><img class="yahoo" src="#" alt="yahoo logo" />Do you <b>think</b> it is useful</div></p>', 10, { keepImageTag: true })
// <p><div><img class="yahoo" src="#" alt="yahoo logo" />Do you <b>thi...</b></div></p>

customize suffix

truncate('<p><div>hello world</div></p>', 4, { ellipsis: '###' })

// <p><div>hell###</div></p>
truncate('<p><div>hello world</div></p>', 4, { ellipsis: '' })

// <p><div>hell</div></p>

NOTICE

Appendix

npm: html-truncate

dependencies

unit test

npm: mocha

documentation

npm: yuidocjs

LICENSE

Copyrights for code authored by Yahoo! Inc. is licensed under the following terms: MIT License Copyright (c) 2012 Yahoo! Inc. All Rights Reserved. Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions: The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software. THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

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