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Readability versus The Robot: The Flesch Reading Test (on using Yoast's plugin)

searchenginejournal.com | Jan. 21, 2014 | 7 min read

Ever tweak your content to get that green light on Yoast's readability analysis? Here's a good write up on the Flesch Reading Test it's based on. The latest version of the popular plugin fixes an issue with the Flesch Reading Ease feature. Notable quote: "Well, it transpires that readability is a ranking factor – and that Google have quite a neat little tool all set up and ready to gauge the readability of your content...Grammar and spelling, along with readability, all have an effect on your page rank."

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