The Readability Plugin is an extension for Grav CMS, and lets you measure the readability of your writing within the Admin Plugin, as well as highlight the difficulty of sentences and words.
Installing the Readability Plugin can be done in one of three ways. The GPM (Grav Package Manager) installation method enables you to quickly and easily install the Plugin with a simple terminal command, while the manual method enables you to do so via a zip file.
Installing the Readability Plugin plugin can be done in one of three ways: The GPM (Grav Package Manager) installation method lets you quickly install the plugin with a simple terminal command, the manual method lets you do so via a zip file, and the admin method lets you do so via the Admin Plugin.
GPM Installation (Preferred)
To install the plugin via the GPM, through your system's terminal (also called the command line), navigate to the root of your Grav-installation, and enter:
bin/gpm install readability
This will install the Readability Plugin plugin into your
/user/plugins-directory within Grav. Its files can be found under
To install the plugin manually, download the zip-version of this repository and unzip it under
/your/site/grav/user/plugins. Then rename the folder to
readability. You can find these files on GitHub or via GetGrav.org.
You should now have all the plugin files under
NOTE: This plugin is a modular component for Grav which may require other plugins to operate, please see its blueprints.yaml-file on GitHub.
If you use the Admin Plugin, you can install the plugin directly by browsing the
Plugins-menu and clicking on the
Before configuring this plugin, you should copy the
user/config/plugins/readability.yaml and only edit that copy.
Here is the default configuration and an explanation of available options:
enabled: true language: "en-us" tooltips: false max_words: 500
language-string corresponds to the patterns defined by the Fluid Project, specifically the name of the file without the extension.
tooltips is set to
true, sentences and words can be focused by hovering over them with your mouse pointer, to point out difficulty. The sentence-difficulty is displayed above the sentence, and word-difficulty below the word.
max_words limits highlighting of words beyond a certain amount.
When editing a Page in the Admin Plugin, simply click the "Readability"-button in the toolbar at the top of the page:
And output is rendered:
Optionally focused on:
This plugin largely wraps the Localized Readability package for Node up for use with Grav, hence languages are not added here. See the Contributing-section on that repository for information about adding languages.
MIT by 2019 Ole Vik