On my user profile page I have a "about me" text field that can get pretty long. I would like to only show about 200 characters of text with a "more" link. When you click more it would show the rest of the text, ideally on the same page.

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Look, up in the sky. It's a bird. It's a plane. It's...... sorry. This is a job for jQuery. A quick google of "jquery more less toggle" (without the quotes lol) will show lots of examples.

  • that's funny. I haven't spent much time with jquery but it seems that it's time to get my feet wet. I had hoped there would be a small module or a setting in views that would do the trick ;-)
    – uwe
    Dec 2, 2011 at 14:42

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