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How to display Text-Overflow:ellipsis dots in center of the text

In this post i show you how to truncate the text in center of the sentence when overflow, when you are using the text-overflow:ellipsis it display the three dots at last of the sentence, we can't able to achieve this using pure css, So we need javascript to achieve this concept. we need to  display the dots in between the sentence.

This is one of the simple concept in jquery, Here is the example to display the truncated text using jquery. Here is the code and demos available kindly check it out. I hope this will helpful.


Html code for Truncate text 

<div id="wrapper">
<div class="example">
<h1>How to display Text-Overflow:ellipsis dots in center of the text</h1>
<p><strong>Truncate text using jquery</strong></p>
<div class="r">
<div class="box after pathname" id="dot5">
<div class="pathname">Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Nulla vitae pretium mauris. Ut tincidunt arcu diam, in congue elit efficitur id. Nunc maximus diam et tellus tincidunt, vitae placerat lacus ullamcorper.</div>
<a href=""><h1></h1></a>

Css for Truncate text 

<style type="text/css" media="all">
div.r {
width: 275px;
} {
border: 1px solid #ccc;
height: 40px;
padding: 15px 20px 10px 20px;

.pathname {
height: 25px;

Javascript for Truncate text 

<script type="text/javascript" language="javascript">
$(function() {

$('#dot5 .pathname').each(function() {
var path = $(this).html().split( ' ' );
if ( path.length > 1 ) {
var name = path.pop();
$(this).html( path.join( ' ' ) + '<span class="filename">' + name + '</span>' );
after: '.filename',
wrap: 'letter'

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