Word Counter using JavaScript – Coding Torque

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Hello Guys! In this blog, I’m going to explain to you how to make a words counter using javascript. This will be a step-by-step guide including HTML and CSS. Let’s get started 🚀.

Before we start, here are some more JavaScript Games you might like to create:

1. Snake Game using JavaScript

2. 2D Bouncing Ball Game using JavaScript

3. Rock Paper Scissor Game using JavaScript

4. Tic Tac Toe Game using JavaScript

5. Whack a Mole Game using JavaScript


I would recommend you don’t just copy and paste the code, just look at the code and type by understanding it.


HTML Code 

<!doctype html>
<html lang="en">

    <!-- Required meta tags -->
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">

    <!-- Font Awesome Icons  -->
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/font-awesome/5.15.1/css/all.min.css"
        crossorigin="anonymous" />

    <!-- Google Fonts  -->
    <link rel="preconnect" href="https://fonts.googleapis.com">
    <link rel="preconnect" href="https://fonts.gstatic.com" crossorigin>
    <link href="https://fonts.googleapis.com/css2?family=Poppins&display=swap" rel="stylesheet">

    <title>Word Counter using Javascript - @code.scientist</title>

    <div class="container">
        <h1>Word Counter</h1>
        <textarea name="message" class="message" id="message" cols="50" rows="5" placeholder="Enter a message"

            <span id="word-count">0</span> words |
            <span id="character-count">0</span> characters


Output Till Now

CSS Code 

Create a file style.css and paste the code below.

* {
    font-family: 'Poppins', sans-serif;

body {
    background-color: #111827;
    color: white;
    display: flex;
    align-items: center;
    justify-content: center;

.container {
    display: flex;
    flex-direction: column;
    align-items: center;
    border: 2px solid deepskyblue;
    padding: 40px;
    border-radius: 20px;
    width: 30rem;

.message {
    border: 2px solid deepskyblue;
    border-radius: 7px;
    padding: 8px;
    margin-top: 4px;
    outline: none;

Output Till Now

word counter using javascript

JavaScript Code 

Create a file script.js and paste the code below.
const updateCount = () => {
    let message = document.getElementById("message").value;

    let wordCount = (message).split(' ').length

    document.getElementById("word-count").innerText = wordCount;
    document.getElementById("character-count").innerText = message.length;
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