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Estimated Post Reading Time

Calculates an average required time to complete reading a post.

  1. Upload the entire estimated-post-reading-time folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  3. In the admin panel, go to Settings -> "Post Reading Time" and change the "Words Per Minute" option to what you want (default is 250).
  4. Use shortcode [est_time] in any post/page content to display the estimated post reading time.

Requires: 3.2 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.1.1
Last Updated: 2015-3-12
Active Installs: 200+


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