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              <div class="container">
  <h2 class="container-heading">Default - No truncation</h2>
  <article class="post">
    <h1 class="post-heading">Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet consecteturcwdgw adipisicing elit.</h1>
    <p class="post-excerpt">Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet consectetur adipisicing elit. Voluptas, dignissimos suscipit perspiciatis omnis animi culpa ex? Iusto ducimus inventore officiis voluptatibus suscipit voluptatem reprehenderit unde, adipisci saepe laborum tenetur maxime.</p>
  </article>

  <h2 class="container-heading">Truncation with CSS</h2>
  <article class="post">
    <h1 class="post-heading truncate-with-css">Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet consecteturcwdgw adipisicing elit.</h1>
    <p class="post-excerpt">Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet consectetur adipisicing elit. Voluptas, dignissimos suscipit perspiciatis omnis animi culpa ex? Iusto ducimus inventore officiis voluptatibus suscipit voluptatem reprehenderit unde, adipisci saepe laborum tenetur maxime.</p>
  </article>

  <h2 class="container-heading">Truncation with CSS ellipsis</h2>
  <article class="post">
    <h1 class="post-heading truncate-with-css-ellipsis">Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet consecteturcwdgw adipisicing elit.</h1>
    <p class="post-excerpt">Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet consectetur adipisicing elit. Voluptas, dignissimos suscipit perspiciatis omnis animi culpa ex? Iusto ducimus inventore officiis voluptatibus suscipit voluptatem reprehenderit unde, adipisci saepe laborum tenetur maxime.</p>
  </article>

  <h2 class="container-heading">Truncation with JS</h2>
  <article class="post">
    <h1 class="post-heading" id="truncation-with-js">Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet consecteturcwdgw adipisicing elit.</h1>
    <p class="post-excerpt">Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet consectetur adipisicing elit. Voluptas, dignissimos suscipit perspiciatis omnis animi culpa ex? Iusto ducimus inventore officiis voluptatibus suscipit voluptatem reprehenderit unde, adipisci saepe laborum tenetur maxime.</p>
  </article>

  <h2 class="container-heading">Truncation with CSS custom characters (Firefox only)</h2>
  <article class="post">
    <h1 class="post-heading truncate-with-css-customchar">Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet consecteturcwdgw adipisicing elit.</h1>
    <p class="post-excerpt">Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet consectetur adipisicing elit. Voluptas, dignissimos suscipit perspiciatis omnis animi culpa ex? Iusto ducimus inventore officiis voluptatibus suscipit voluptatem reprehenderit unde, adipisci saepe laborum tenetur maxime.</p>
  </article>

  <h2 class="container-heading">Truncation with JS custom characters</h2>
  <article class="post">
    <h1 class="post-heading" id="truncate-with-js-customchar">Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet consecteturcwdgw adipisicing elit.</h1>
    <p class="post-excerpt">Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet consectetur adipisicing elit. Voluptas, dignissimos suscipit perspiciatis omnis animi culpa ex? Iusto ducimus inventore officiis voluptatibus suscipit voluptatem reprehenderit unde, adipisci saepe laborum tenetur maxime.</p>
  </article>
</div>
            
          
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              .truncate-with-css {
  white-space: nowrap;
  overflow: hidden;
  text-overflow: clip;
}

.truncate-with-css-ellipsis {
  white-space: nowrap;
  overflow: hidden;
  text-overflow: ellipsis;
}

.truncate-with-css-customchar {
  white-space: nowrap;
  overflow: hidden;
  text-overflow: "-!!-";
}






/**
 * Example styling, not important for this demo.
 */
body {
  background: #fbfbfb;
}

.container {
  max-width: 700px;
  width: 90%;
  margin: 0 auto 0 auto;
  padding-bottom: 2em;
}

.container-heading {
  margin-top: 2em;
  margin-bottom: 1em;
  font-size: 1rem;
  color: grey;
  text-align: center;
}

.post {
  padding: 2em;
  background: white;
}

.post-heading {
  margin-top: 0;
  font-size: 2rem;
}

.post-excerpt {
  margin-bottom: 0;
}
            
          
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              /**
 * Basic truncation example with JS
 */
const basicTruncate = (str, strLgth = 30) => {
  const truncStr = str.substring(0, strLgth);

  return str.length > strLgth ? `${truncStr}...` : str;
};

const example = document.getElementById('truncation-with-js')
const truncText = basicTruncate(example.textContent);
example.textContent = truncText;


/**
 * Truncation with custom characters in the place of the text.
 */
const truncateWithCustomChars = (str, strLgth = 30, custChar = '...') => {
  const truncStr = str.substring(0, strLgth);

  return str.length > strLgth ? `${truncStr}${custChar}` : str;
};

const example2 = document.getElementById('truncate-with-js-customchar')
const truncText2 = truncateWithCustomChars(example2.textContent, 30, '£%!?*');
example2.textContent = truncText2;
            
          
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