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Readability

Readability is about how easy it is for someone to understand a piece of text.

Why readability is important

Easy-to-read text means more people understand it, and can find it useful.

Readability in the Digital Transformation Service Australia Content Guide

Guidelines

The Readability Guidelines include detailed guidelines on the following topics:

  • Why people do not read.
  • What users want.
  • Creating scannable content.
  • Getting the words right.
  • Designing, not typing.

How people read in the Readability Guidelines

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