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The TextWithLengthCounterType represents text input with value length counter.

Type options

Option Type Default Description
max_length int None, must be configured Max length of input value
position string before Configures position for counter. Available options are: before and after
input string text Configured input type text or textarea

Required Javascript components

Component Description
TextWithLengthCounter Calculates remaining length for input

Code example

First, you have to add TextWithLengthCounterType to your form.


use Symfony\Component\Form\AbstractType;
use PrestaShopBundle\Form\Admin\Type\TextWithLengthCounterType;

class SomeType extends AbstractType
    public function buildForm(FormBuilderInterface $builder, array $options)
        $builder->add('meta_title', TextWithLengthCounterType::class, [
            'max_length' => 255,

Then in Javascript you have to enable TextWithLengthCounter component.

    import TextWithLengthCounter from "admin-dev/themes/new-theme/js/components/form/text-with-length-counter";

    // enables length counter for all TextWithLengthCounterType inputs on the page
    new TextWithLengthCounter();

Preview example

TextWithLengthCounterType rendered in form