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Limit Bio


The Limit Bio plugin allows you to quickly limit the character count on the biographical information field on the edit profile page of your site.


  • Admin settings to restrict the biography character count site wide.
  • Limits Users to a specific character count in their bio
  • Displays the remaining characters allowed and updates in real time as the user types.
  • Works even if Javascript is disabled
  • Stops a user from typing when the character count is reached
  • Replaces the default biographical information field in the wordpress profile


  • As the user types, the character count to the top right updates in real time.
  • Once the user reaches the specified character count, the plugin stops them from typing any further.
  • Easily change the number of characters available to your users by changing the value in the settings.


  1. Upload limit-bio.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress


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