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JotForm is a free online form builder which helps you create online forms without writing a single line of code. No sign-up required.

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We believe that if one user has a question, there could be more users who may have the same question. This is why many of our support forum threads are public and available to be searched and viewed. If you’d like help immediately, feel free to search for a similar question, or submit your question or concern.

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    Is it possible to include a word counter with text areas to provide live feedback to users as they type?

    Asked by sawclook on January 15, 2014 at 05:11 PM
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    Answered by jedcadorna on January 15, 2014 at 05:16 PM


    Can you please provide us with more details about your concern so we can provide an appropriate response. Please use this link when posting your reply http://jotform.com/answers/317871

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    Answered by sawclook on January 16, 2014 at 06:10 AM

    Is it possible to add a word count box or field in regard to a message input in the form?

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    Answered by abajan on January 16, 2014 at 07:17 AM

    Yes, this can certainly be done. Click the text area in question and then the Entry Limit button in the toolbar at the top of the form builder, select the number of words and click OK:

    Save the form.

    If you need further help with anything, please let us know.