What is Text Readability?
A quick introduction
Readability is the ease with which a reader can understand a written text.
A higher readability makes reading much easier and faster for any reader, but it is especially important for those who do not have high reading comprehension. In average-readers, raising the readability level of a text from mediocre to good can make the difference between success and failure of its communication goals.
Thanks to this endpoint, you will easily monitor the readability of your texts before publishing them, to make sure they work as intended for its target public.
Our API uses the Flesch formulas, the most popular reading-ease formulas. In this formulas, higher scores mean that the text is easier to read.
What can you do with our Text Readability API?
We have written a few use cases to inspire you develop a smarter application!
- Create a Wordpress plugin
- Copywriters could really make use of this algorithm to write better texts depending on their target.
- OnPage metrics
- Although it may not be a direct ranking factor, the more readable a text is, the more likely the user will stay reading it.
- Improve your writing skills
- By creating a plugin with this endpoint, you will get instant feedback on how easy to read your text is, helping you improve it.
Frequently asked questions
- What's the cost of using this service?
This service has a minimum cost of 1 credit per call. Please keep in mind that some of our services may charge based on the amount of characters.
We are still working on this to provide you with libraries in many other languages! In the meantime, you can use our API Endpoints and implement your own solution. It's still super easy!
- Is there any free tier?
Once you sign up, you will get 100 free credits to use them whenever you want. We will never pressure you into purchasing something you are not completely sure you will need.
- I've ran out of free credits and I'm still not convinced.
In this case you can get in touch with us and we can refill your free credits account for further API testing 🥳
- I've accidentally leaked my API Key. What should I do?
Don't worry. You can go to your profile to reset your API Token and we will disable the previous one automatically.
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