Text Box Characters Counter - IE, Opera, FireFox, Netscape & Safari
In forms when using text boxes or text areas with limited character length (usually needed for forms that submit data to a database) it is always a good idea to tell the user how many characters they have remaining. The following example shows how you can do this. This is a very simple and cute idea to help the user know exactly how many characters he can type further. Do these small add-ons to your forms and they will look really professional.
This snippet is cross browser compliant - tested in IE, Opera, FireFox, Netscape & Safari