Reading Time plugin shows the estimated reading time of the content, in seconds or minutes.

Requirements

  • Craft CMS: ^4.0
  • PHP: ^8.0

Installation

To install the plugin, follow these instructions.

  1. Open your terminal and go to your Craft project:

     cd /path/to/project
    
  2. In your terminal run composer require awilum/craft-reading-time.

  3. In the Control Panel, go to Settings → Plugins and click the “Install” button for Reading Time.

Usage

Display reading time in the twig templates:

{{ readingTime('Some text here ...') }}

Display reading time with custom translates in the twig templates:

{{ readingTime('Some text here ...', {
                'minute': 'Minute',
                'minutes': 'Minutes',
                'second':  'Second',
                'seconds': 'Seconds'
                }) }}

Display reading time with custom translates and format in the twig templates:

{{ readingTime('Some text here ...', {
                'minute': 'Minute',
                'minutes': 'Minutes',
                'second':  'Second',
                'seconds': 'Seconds',
                'format': '[minutes_count] [minutes_label] – [seconds_count] [seconds_label]'
                }) }}

Display reading time with custom translates and format that with alternative format that hides the minutes and seconds label in the twig templates

{{ readingTime('Some text here ...', {
                'minute': 'Minute',
                'minutes': 'Minutes',
                'second':  'Second',
                'seconds': 'Seconds',
                'format': '[minutes_count] [minutes_label] – [seconds_count] [seconds_label]'
                }) }}

Also you can use readingTime filter in your twig templates:

{{ 'Some text here ...'|readingTime }}

Use readingTime function in the PHP:

use function Awilum\CraftReadingTime\readingTime;

echo readingTime('Some text here ...');
Installation Instructions

To install this plugin, copy the command above to your terminal.

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Version
1.1.0
License
MIT
Compatibility
Craft 4
Last release
December 13, 2022
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