Check out example codes for "need short long paragraph css". It will help you in understanding the concepts better.

Code Example 1

//Truncate text overflow 
.element {
	white-space: nowrap;
  	overflow: hidden;
  	text-overflow: ellipsis;
}

Code Example 2

//Line Clampin’ (Truncating Multiple Line Text)
.paragraph {
  display: -webkit-box;
  -webkit-line-clamp: 3;
  -webkit-box-orient: vertical;

  text-overflow: ellipsis;

  overflow: hidden;
}

Code Example 3

.element{

  text-overflow: ellipsis;

  /* Required for text-overflow to do anything */
  white-space: nowrap;
  overflow: hidden;
}

Code Example 4

.truncate {
  width: 250px;
  white-space: nowrap;
  overflow: hidden;
  text-overflow: ellipsis;
}

Code Example 5

.text-ellipsis{
  display: block;
  width: 100%;
  white-space: nowrap;
  overflow: hidden;
  text-overflow: ellipsis;
}

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