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WP Reading Time


It’s a simple plugin that calculates the remaining reading time as you scroll down. In order for it to work, all it takes is activating it, and the plugin will run without further ado. Also, this plugin operates over the post, rather than over the website.


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  1. Upload wp-reading-time/ folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Done!

Contributors & Developers

“WP Reading Time” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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