Welcome to the Readable.io Blog!

This site was first launched in 2011 as Readability-Score.com. It started out as a home for a pet project of Dave Child, an enthusiastic web developer and budding entrepreneur. 

Initially a simple text analysis tool, the core functionality has remained free ever since the site was first launched. Since then a whole suite of useful readability tools has been added, including: 

  • Several new readability scoring algorithms
  • File processing functionality
  • A readability API
  • Automated alerts to monitor your website readability and keyword density

In early 2017, the site moved to its new permanent home - Readable.io

This blog is an opportunity to talk about language - to explore what makes text readable, to share tips and tricks for great writing. And perhaps to dig up the occasional curiosity from the depths of the dictionary.

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Dave Child

Dave is the founder of Readable.io, and has been building websites since the early 90s. He's one of those fortunate people who gets to do what he loves for a living.



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