Word Counter

Word Counter helps you to count the total number of words and characters (with or without space) present in the entered paragraph.


What is Word Counter?

Word Counter is a free tool where you can count the total number of words, characters, and characters without space in the text. It's also known as Character Counter.

Most importantly, it's very simple to use. Just type or paste the text inside the input area. As a result, it will directly display the number of words and characters present inside the text. So, it's a perfect tool for writers, editors, bloggers, students, teachers, and many more who are dealing with writing blogs, articles, e-books, or content.

Word Counter - Count Words and Characters

How Does it Works?

It takes the paragraph or content as input from the users. When the user places the content on the input box, the pre-defined algorithm behind the tool starts working immediately. As a result, it shows total words and characters (with or no space) present in the content within a second.

Note: Data privacy is important to us and we always take care of it. So, we don't store any type of written data on our web server. Your data will be lost when you close the tab or web browser.

You should also check out the other utility tools such as Inches Ruler and Days Counter.

Why use Online Word Counter?

It plays a very vital role in various things that we are going to discuss in this section.

1. SEO

SEO stands for "Search Engine Optimization". It is a practice applied for ranking websites higher on the search results. As per On-Page SEO rules, using a specific number of words is necessary.

For example:

  • Meta description should have less than 160 characters.
  • Meta title should be less than 70 characters.
  • Keep image Alt-text shorter than 125 characters.
  • The body of text or article must contain at least 300 words.

So, you can use our online word counter and easily determine the exact length of the meta title, description, alt-text, and body content. Also, it will help you to grow your article or blog post on search results.

2. Online Advertising

Advertisement banners and creatives need to have limited content in order to bring maximum reach. Hence, it is recommended to check on our tool while writing content.

3. Social Media

Social media captions, posts, comments, tweets, etc have certain word or character limitations.

The following table shows the different character limits for some popular social media networks.

Twitter Up to 280 characters
Instagram 30 hashtags and 2200 for a caption
Facebook 63,206 for posts and 80000 for comments
Pinterest 500 for description
Yelp Post 5000 characters
LinkedIn 2000 for Summary

So, you can use our word counter to check whether you have exceeded the limit or not. Most importantly, it will help you to post or comment successfully on the first attempt.

4. Content Writing

If you are a blog post or content writer, this tool is very useful for you and you should bookmark it. Using this, you can write your content very smoothly and live check how many words or characters you have written. Also, you can check the length of the content that you wish to publish. Furthermore, you can use it to write short and precise content for news headlines, daily notes, newsletters, and many more.

Note: Make sure to save your written content on your local device. Because there is no autosave feature available at the moment. Your data will be lost when you close the website or browser. Also, you can use the online notepad to save your data locally on your web browser.

5. Digital Marketing

To attract a greater number of viewers and convert them into potential customers, you need to make short, precise, and attractive content. Long lines or paragraphs don't look good when it comes to marketing. So, keep our tool handy when you make digital marketing banners or posts.

6. Check Typing Speed

Yes, you can check your typing speed using this awesome web application. Firstly set the timer for 1 minute and start typing. After a minute you can see how many words you have written and check your WPM (words per minute) score.

How to Use the Word Counter?

It's very simple to use our online counter. Also, we have worked very hard to provide you a good and easy-to-use interface. Just follow the steps below to go through the tool.

How to use word counter
  1. Firstly, open the tool on your web browser.
  2. You can see a large input area at the top of the page. It's a box where you need to enter or paste your content.
  3. When you enter/paste the data, at the same time the counter starts working.
  4. As a result, you can see the live counting report on the right side of the input box.
  5. When you stop writing, it shows the total number of words and characters (with and without space) which you have written or pasted.
  6. Lastly, you can use the "Reset" button for a new start. It will reset all the values and make the input area clear.