Readability

If you want to make your content rank, you should write copy that’s easy and fun to read! Because if readers love your text, search engines will like it too. We often write about how to improve your writing skills. So check out the posts below.

Did you know Yoast SEO also analyses the readability of your post or page? And it’ll give you hands-on tips to quickly improve your text too!


An introduction

What is readability and why is it important? »

Wondering what readability is all about? Find out what it means, why it matters, and how to improve the readability of your pages and posts.

A more extensive guide

The ultimate guide to content SEO »

This ultimate guide covers the three crucial steps of content SEO: keyword research, site structure and awesome copywriting. Learn how to tackle all three!


Must read articles about Readability


Recent Readability articles

The beginner’s guide to Yoast SEO »

New to our plugin? Read this beginner's guide to Yoast SEO and be amazed at how little SEO knowledge it takes to optimize your website!

beginner's guide to Yoast SEO featured image

The readability checks in Yoast SEO: a closer look with our linguists »

Find out more about how our readability analysis is developed in this interview with Manuel and Hanna from the Linguistics team.

readability analysis fifth anniversary featured image

5 years of writing readable content with Yoast SEO »

5 years ago, we introduced a readability analysis in Yoast SEO. In this post, we explain why readability is important for your content SEO.

readability analysis fifth anniversary featured image
Browse through our Readability content posts. »