Blog Post Read Time


Blog Post Read Time is a plugin that shows the average reading time needed to read a blog post. Ideally, it is believed that on average an adult can read 265 words in a minute. This plugin uses that information to estimate the amount of time needed to finish reading a blog post.

NOTE: The amount of time shown does not cater for amount of time taken to view images if any is attached to the post.


  1. Upload blog-post-read-time.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress


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