My Reading Time Lite let’s you easily add a reading time to your WordPress posts. The control panel is very easy to configure. You can edit the text and word count per minutes from the panel.
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Features of the plugin
- Show on before Content
- Show on before Excerpt
- Exclude Images from Reading Time
- Include Shortcode Contents
- Manually Words selection on per minute
- After/Before Reading Label
- Reading Time Label
To use “My Reading Time Lite” you don’t need any other extra configuration. This plugin works fine with any Theme.
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- Upload the ‘my-reading-time-lite’ folder to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory.
- Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
- That’s it! Your reading time will now be inserted at the beginning of every post.
- If you would like to edit settings or turn off reading time, select My Reading Time from the WP Dashboard Settings menu.
How do I insert my reading time before posts.
There is a option in our panel which allow you to enable time before content. Just tick that option and save it.
How do I control the post types, like pages and custom post types, the reading times shows on?
Yes. It will automatically appeared in all page or post type.
But I want more individual control to insert reading time only on specific posts. How can I do that?
Okay. There is shortcode available for you. You can manually insert the shortcode. Or just create a post template with our do shortcode code.
That’s good and all, but how do I insert it into my theme?
Still easy, but you’ll need to use WordPress’ built in do_shortcode function. Simply place
<?php echo do_shortcode('[my_reading_time]'); ?>into your theme wherever you please.
How can I change what appears before and after the reading time label?
There is a option called “After/Before Reading Label”. You just need to select weather you want to showcase the Time label before or after time.
Does this count images in the Reading Time?
It depand on you. There is a option to “Exclude Images from reading time”. If you enable that then it will exclude images, but if you uncheck that then it will include images too.
How can I only display reading time on single posts?
Here is a shortcode which help you to display reading time for specific post. [my_reading_time mrt_label=”Reading Time” mrt_time_in_mins=”mins” mrt_time_in_min=”minute” post_id=”2″]
= 1.0.0 (18-02-2020)=
* Initial Release