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Text Stats


Text Statistics shows several statistics to posts:
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease, Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level, Gunning Fog Score, Coleman Liau Index, Smog Index, Automated Readability Index… it uses the amazing class Text Statistics developed by David Child (


  • The statistics are showed in a box in the edit post page.


  1. Upload the plugin folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Download the class Text Statistics ( and put it in a folder called TextStatistics inside of the plugin’s folder

Contributors & Developers

“Text Stats” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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