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Increase HTML embed character limit


#1

Hi Webflow team,

I'm overall very happy with Webflow and how it functions. Great job!

There is one major drawback that I keep encountering, and it seems like a very simple problem to fix. Could you pretty pretty please increase the character limit on the HTML embeds?? 5000 characters is barely enough for even simple .svg files I regularly use; don't even get me started on complex jQuery functions.

I know this is a wall many people keep hitting. What is the status on fixing this? Are there any plans to increase this limit?

Thank you so much!


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#2

Hi @TheBeev

I believe hosting the code on sites such as http://github.com works great. Once it's hosted there you'll need to put a link to that github code on the html embed.


#3

Thank you for the response @DharmaNode. This may sound a bit elementary, but how exactly do I link to that external file? Is it the same process for css files?

Thanks for your help


#4

A post was split to a new topic: [Tutorial] How to embed files hosted on Github


#5

I appreciate the link to the Github hosting. Very helpful!

However, this seems to work only for hosting .js and .css files. What about .svg? My problem is I don't want to use .svg on my site as an inline image because I need to do some selective styling on it. That is why I'm trying to embed it as 'svg' or even 'object'. I can't though because of the 5000 character limit.

How do we bypass this character limit in order to embed .svg files??

Thanks


#6

I'm bumping this because it is still an unresolved issue.

To me, this seems to be a major limitation for Webflow. The inability to embed .svg files because of this 5000 character limit is quite disconcerting...


#7

fixed


#8