WriteClearly

Free Plain Language Authoring Tool

Analyze reading grade level of a web page and get suggestions for improving readability


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WriteClearly

Is Your Website Readable?

The average reading level of adult Americans is at the 8th grade level. Experts recommend that to be readable by the average American, a web page should be at the 6th grade reading level. Use WriteClearly to easily test the reading grade level of a web page with a single click.

Is Your Website Readable?
Is Your Website Readable?

Improve Your Website

Get specific suggestions on how to improve web pages with simpler, more effective writing using plain language. Analyze the whole page or selected passages. Catch long sentences, spot complex words, and search for simpler synonyms.

Improve Your Website
Improve Your Website

Nothing To Install


WriteClearly is a “bookmarklet” that runs in your web browser. Simply drag-and-drop the bookmarklet to your browser’s bookmarks bar. Nothing to install or update. The bookmarklet works with the latest versions of Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera, and Internet Explorer on Windows PCs, Macs, and Linux.







↓ Drag this button to your web browser's bookmarks bar ↓

WriteClearly



Visit the web page you want to analyze and click on the WriteCleary bookmark in your web browser's bookmark bar. To inspect only part of the text on a web page, select the text and then click on the WriteClearly bookmark.

WriteClearly in Google Docs


You can run WriteClearly on your Google Docs too. WriteClearly is available as a Google Docs Addon.


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WriteClearly API


You can use WriteClearly in your own applications via the OpenAdvocate WriteClearly API. Use the API to send text to WriteClearly for analysis and receive the results to display in your own application.


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Yes, It’s Free


WriteClearly was funded in part by the Legal Services Corporation and by contributions from Urban Insight. Use it. And tell your friends.



Developed by


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Developed by

Abhijeet Chavan
Gergely Lekli
Ki H. Kim
Lehel Mátyus

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