Content metrics help improve content quality and readability.
What are Content Metrics?
Content metrics are measurements and statistics about in-page content.
They rate content readability to help you
- Improve reading level
- Remove adverbs
- Simplify sentences
- Reduce complex words
- Reduce passive voice
When to use Content Metrics
Use content metrics
- at the start of a project to create a baseline
- during a project to test edits and new content
- at the end of a project to show improvements
Several tools can scan content and generate metrics.
Both tools analyze content and let you see readability improvements as you edit.
Before and After
You can create screenshots to compare before and after readability improvements.
This makes editing decisions easier and helps ensure consistent quality.
- Example: Before and After Content Metrics
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