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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
admin-dev/themes/new-theme/js/components/form/text-with-length-counter.js 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