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String Truncator

World's Simplest String Tool

Free online string truncator. Just load your string and it will automatically get shortened to the length that you need. There are no intrusive ads, popups or nonsense, just a string cutter. Load a string – truncate a string. Created for developers by developers from team Browserling.

᠎᠎᠎          Tool Options

Which Side to Cut?

Delete symbols from the
tail of the string.
Delete symbols from the
head of the string.

Truncator Options

Truncation length.
(Characters in the output.)
Truncate every string on every line.

Fragment Options

If enabled, adds a string fragment
where truncation happened.
(Specify it below.)

What Is a String Truncator?

This tool truncates the input string to a specific length. If you want to remove symbols from the start, activate the "Cut the Beginning" option. If you want to delete the trailing part, activate the "Cut the End" option. If you enable the multi-line mode then it will truncate every string on every line. You can also specify what characters to put in place of the truncated string fragment. Stringabulous!


String Truncator Examples

Click to try!

Truncate to 78 Chars

This example truncates a string paragraph to 78 characters.

Once upon a time in a kingdom far, far away there was a developer who could write 20,000 lines of code per day. Just kidding. No such developer exists.
Once upon a time in a kingdom far, far away there was a developer who could
Required options
These options will be used automatically if you select this example.
Delete symbols from the
tail of the string.
Truncation length.
(Characters in the output.)
If enabled, adds a string fragment
where truncation happened.
(Specify it below.)

Cut the Beginning of a String

In this example, we delete the beginning of a string that contains a quote. We start at the first character position and cut until the tail becomes just 17 symbols in length. This way we remove the first 25 characters.

Every day is a chance to change your life.
change your life.
Required options
These options will be used automatically if you select this example.
Delete symbols from the
head of the string.
Truncation length.
(Characters in the output.)
If enabled, adds a string fragment
where truncation happened.
(Specify it below.)

Truncate Long City Names

This example enables the multi-line mode and truncates strings to 8 characters on every line separately.

Newtownmountkennedy Cottonshopeburnfoot Siemieniakowszczyzna Saaranpaskantamasaari Kleinfeltersville
Newtownm Cottonsh Siemieni Saaranpa Kleinfel
Required options
These options will be used automatically if you select this example.
Delete symbols from the
tail of the string.
Truncation length.
(Characters in the output.)
Truncate every string on every line.
If enabled, adds a string fragment
where truncation happened.
(Specify it below.)

Add a Suffix

This example adds a suffix to the truncated string. Notice that suffix characters are counted as part of the final string length.

Fun with strings
Fun with s...
Required options
These options will be used automatically if you select this example.
Delete symbols from the
tail of the string.
Truncation length.
(Characters in the output.)
Truncate every string on every line.
If enabled, adds a string fragment
where truncation happened.
(Specify it below.)

Pro tips Master online string tools

You can pass input to this tool via ?input query argument and it will automatically compute output. Here's how to type it in your browser's address bar. Click to try!

https://onlinestringtools.com/truncate-string?input=Once%20upon%20a%20time%20in%20a%20kingdom%20far%2C%20far%20away%20there%20was%20a%20developer%20who%20could%20write%2020%2C000%20lines%20of%20code%20per%20day.%20Just%20kidding.%20No%20such%20developer%20exists.&truncate-right=true&length=76&use-postfix=false

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