How to Add and Improve Readability Score in WordPress Posts

Via WPBeginner Editorial Staff | @wpbeginner

Want to improve the readability of your site? The easiest way to do this is by adding a readability score analysis in WordPress. It allows you to analyze your posts and pages for readability using industry standard tools.

  1. Understand users don't always read the entire article. They scan the information to find the interesting bits;
  2. Keep your sentences short, and use fewer sentences per paragraph to make your content easy to scan;
  3. Consider replacing difficult words with more commonly used & easy to understand words. Difficult vocabulary makes it harder to scan your pages.

For more tips on how to improve the readability score on your WordPress posts, read the full article