Word Counter

About Word Counter

Word Counter is an easy to use online tool for counting words, characters, sentences, paragraphs and pages in real time, along with spelling and grammar checking. Get started by typing directly into the text area above or pasting in your content from elsewhere. Word and character counts will display at the top, any writing mistakes will be underlined and your most frequently used keywords will appear to the right.

You can also use Word Counter to track your text length against common web standards like Twitter's tweet character count (140), Google's meta description (300), and Facebook's average post display length (~250). If your text is longer than 360 characters the counter will show you the number of sentences, paragraphs and pages instead; useful metrics for blog posts, articles, papers, essays, dissertations and other long-form content.

Word counter is a simple and easy tool, it not only count characters and words, it count total characters including total number of paragraphs and spaces. You just have paste or type your text into the content box provided, and press the "Count" button. Instantly it will show you all details about your text.

Sometimes we create content on a site that has a maximum or minimum word or character limit. If you have an idea about the length of your content in this situation, it will help you create rich content without missing your point.

Word Counting Tool Can Help You?

If you are a student/teacher:
Students regularly have to write assignments, essays or paragraphs. Most of the time it has word limit. This handy tool can help you to compose your writings within the limit.

If you are a teacher, this tool will help you check if your students have completed the assigned work.

If you are a Bloggers/Content Writer:
You can use this tool for your on page seo. For every article you write and publish, you need to take care about the length of your content. For example: You are writing about a topic that is already available on another site with 650 words. In this case you need to write that article above 700 words and more so that you can get your article on top position in search engine result page or SERP. In this situation this tool will help you to track your content.

How To Make Use Of Word Counter’s Functions?

1. Word Count

To calculate the number of words in a document, this function was created to find out the accurate indicator that helps the author/writer reach the specific requirement of length in their document.

Difference between Word Count and Character Count:
Word count is the number of words contained in the text or documents. 

Character count is the number of characters in the text or document, including special characters like dots, commas, semi-commas, and blank spaces.

The number of words is always fewer or at least equal to the number of characters.

For example, in the word "hello," there is only one word, but the number of characters is up to five.

How to use Word Count:
To calculate the number of words in a document, you simply place your cursor into the text box and start typing. You'll immediately see the number of words change (increase or decrease) when you do the typing, deleting, and editing. On the other hand, you can also copy and paste text from the document into the mentioned box above. Afterward, the number of words will appear quickly. 

2. Character Count 

Knowing the number of characters in a text is very important. For example, if a writer has to write an article, report, story, book, or essay that meets the specific requirements of length, this function will help them to make sure its character count doesn’t go beyond the limit.

How to use Character Count:
Similar to the instruction of using Word Count, you may calculate the number of characters in a text by directly typing into the text box or doing a copy-paste of the available paragraph instead. Then, the Character Count function will indicate the number of characters in the document.  

3. Sentences 

This function was created and developed to satisfy the need to count the number of sentences in a paragraph, essay, report, or book.

How to use Sentences in Word Counter:
To use the Sentence’s function, the writer just copy-paste the paragraph/essay/report... into the text box. No matter how long the text is, the tool can indicate the number of sentences quickly and accurately. 

4. Paragraphs 

Besides the number of words, characters, and sentences, the number of paragraphs in an essay, report, or book is considered an important piece of information that writers need to know.

This free function will help you to find out how many paragraphs are in your document. 

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