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LP Estimated Reading Time


Let your readers know how much time the blog post will take for reading. This plugin creates an estimated reading time of your posts that is inserted above the content or by using a shortcode. Automatically updates the read time based on the updates the blog post recieves.

The plugin is completely customizable using the Dashboard Settings. You can activte or deactivate the plugin, style it with the default classes or add your own custom classes. You can also set an estimated number of words read per minute. You can additionally add extra content before and after the estimated reading time as per your needs.


  1. Download
  2. Upload the contents of to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  3. Activate the plugin through the Plugins menu in WordPress


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Contributors & Developers

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




  • Initial release.