Readability is about how easy it’s for someone to understand text.
Why readability is important
Easy-to-read text means more people understand it can find it useful.
For detailed advice on readability, see:
More advice to make your writing readable:
- Articles about content design
- Readability testing tools
- Plain language
- Tone and voice
- Words to avoid and specialist terms
Frequently asked questions (FAQs)
Do not use FAQs. If the question is asked frequently, it means you need that content on your site.
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