How to Add Estimated Post Reading Time in Your WordPress Posts

add estimated reading time into your WordPress posts

You may see blogs that are displaying estimated reading time of the article. You can also do that. in this tutorial we will show you how to display Estimated post reading time in WordPress posts. The easiest way to do that is Display reading time with the plugin. And there are many plug-ins which can help you add Estimated Post Reading Time in Your WordPress Posts.


Plugin We Will Use To Add Reading Time


We will use WP Reading Time which can easily add estimated reading time to your WordPress posts. And it's easy to add and this plugin also provides shortcuts to add reading time in specific pages or posts.


Adding Estimated Post Reading Time In WordPress

display estimated reading time in your WordPress posts

The first thing that you need to do is download "WP Reading Time" plugin from your WordPress plugin tab. then install and activate the plugin or if you don't know how to do that then check tutorial about How to install WordPress Plugin. Once you have activated the plugin, then you will see a new tab in your settings tab called "WP Reading Time". So go to your WordPress, setting tab and click on the WP Reading Time tab. on the WP Reading Time setting page you can configure the plugin.


show your estimated reading time in your WordPress posts

By default 300 words per minute is average reading speeds and if research on Wikipedia, you will find 200 – 400 words per minute is average reading speed. If you want to increase or decrease the limit words rate then you can. And you can also add your own text for your Reading time label. Once you're done, you'll able to see the Estimated Post Reading Time in Posts.


integate estimated reading time into your WordPress posts

That's it. So this is how you can display your Estimated post reading time in your WordPress posts. if you liked this tutorial then make sure to like and follow us on Twitter, Facebook.


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