Measure Web Page Readability

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Measure Readability

URL Text

This is the text we found on your URL. We perform a little formating on text before we score it, resulting in the below.

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    Getting Started!

    You can use the URL scoring tool to tell you how easy a web page is to read.

    Enter a URL into the box on the left, click "Measure Readability", and on the right you will see a collection of statistics and scores, including:

    • Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease
    • Gunning-Fog Score
    • Several more Grade Levels
    • Keyword Density
    • Word and Syllable Counts
    • Speaking and Reading Times
    • Sentiment Analysis

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    URL Scoring Tips

    • Enter URLs like this:

    • Specify a section of a page using IDs:


      Will measure the text in a tag like this:

            <div id="content">this text will be measured</div>
    • The tool works best with well-formed HTML.
    • Inline tags are ignored.


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    Readability Score


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    Readability Grade Levels

    A grade level (based on the USA education system) is equivalent to the number of years of education a person has had. A score of around 10-12 is roughly the reading level on completion of high school. Text to be read by the general public should aim for a grade level of around 8.

    Readability Formula Grade
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    Gunning-Fog Score -
    Coleman-Liau Index -
    SMOG Index -
    Automated Readability Index -
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    Readability Scores

    These readability scoring algorithms do not provide grade levels. Please click on each score to find our more about what it represents and the ages it is appropriate for.

    Readability Formula Score
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    Spache Score -
    New Dale-Chall Score -

    Text Quality

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    Sentences > 20 Syllables -
    Words > 4 Syllables -
    Words > 12 Letters -
    Passive Voice Count -
    Adverb Count -
    Cliché Count -

    Reading Time

    Reading time is based on 225 words per minute, or 125 words per minute for speaking aloud.

    Item Time
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    Speaking Time -

    Text Statistics

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    Word Count - -
    Unique Word Count -
    Sentence Count -
    Characters per Word -
    Syllables per Word -
    Words per Sentence -

    Text Composition

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    Conjunctions -
    Determiners -
    Interjections -
    Nouns -
    Prepositions -
    Pronouns -
    Qualifiers -
    Verbs -
    Unrecognised -


    Sentiment analysis gives an idea of whether the text uses mostly positive language, negative language, or neutral language. For longer pieces, the text is split into three to give sentiment analysis for the beginning, middle and end of the piece.


    Keyword Density

    Don't forget to set up keyword density alerts!

    No keywords appeared frequently enough on the page to show up in our keyword density report.

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    Longest Sentences by Word Count
    Longest Word(s) by Syllable Count
    Longest Word(s) by Letter Count
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