Free Character Counter

This free online tool allows you to count the number of characters in a piece of text.

Enter any piece of text

What is a Character Counter?

A character counter is a tool that will calculate how many characters there are in a piece of text. It does this by going over all the individual characters and incrementing a counter.

Why do I need a Character Counter?

You might need to know the count of characters during an automated test, to make certain assertions when validating a specific flow. For example, you might expect a website or mobile app to return a piece of text. Using the character counter, you can make sure the text has the right number of characters.

How can I count the characters of a string with Javascript?

You can use the .length property of any string with Javascript. This property will return the amount of characters in the given string.

const myString = "this is a piece of text";
const characterCount = myString.length;