How To Add A Reading Progress Bar In WordPress Site
How To Add A Reading Progress Bar In WordPress Site

Hangi Sat Shri Akal Dosto, today in this video we will discussion about how you can add a reading progress bar in wordpress site or in wordpress post with the help of free plugin. So if you like our video & content then don’t forget to subscribe & like this video.

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Learn How To Add Reading Progress Bar


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How To Improve User Experience Using Reading Progress Bar

First of all you just open your wordpress dashboard and search plugin read meter and instal or active that plugin for getting reading progress bar on your wordpress site.

How To Add A Reading Progress Bar In WordPress Site

After that you can see setting menu in the right side of you wordpress dashboard. Click on setting and you can see here read meter at last. Just click on that button.

How To Add A Reading Progress Bar In WordPress Site

Now you can see all setting of read meter plugin here. First of all you just select post option in general setting and click on save button.

How To Add A Reading Progress Bar In WordPress Site

After that you can see next setting read time. If you want to show estimate read time on your blog post then you can also get that feature with the help of read meter. Now here just select post, read time position or text color here if you want that feature on your blog post.

How To Add A Reading Progress Bar In WordPress Site

At last you just select progress bar option & select the display position or style. For getting reading progress bar like thepssaini just select primary color or choose bar thickness. At last click on save button. Now you can see reading progress bar on your website also.

How To Add A Reading Progress Bar In WordPress Site

About Read Meter – Reading Progress Bar Plugin

How To Add A Reading Progress Bar In WordPress Site

Mostly people skip reading posts with the fear of the time they’ll spend reading it. Are you losing readers too.

Read Meter plugin displays the estimated reading time for blog posts along with a reading progress bar. It works great to give visitors a quick idea about the time needed to read a post and encourages them to go on till the end.

Usually, visitors try to scan the entire post at first glance and grasp as much as information possible from the post. Reading time specified in minutes motivates users to read the post.



A handy reading progress bar will show the reader’s position on the post. As the reader scrolls the page, the reading progress bar indicates the remaining part of the post. This lets readers know how far have they reached and how much more do they have to go on.


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The plugin uses an advanced image time calculation technique. In case your post contains images, the plugin calculates the time to view those images as well. It adds 12 seconds for the first image, 11 seconds for the second image and so on till the 10th image. After that, it adds 3 seconds for each further image.

It works great to give visitors a quick idea about the time needed to read a post and encourages them to go on till the end.

Contributors & Developers

“Read Meter – Reading Time & Progress Bar” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin. Contributors Brainstorm Force