Content: Readability Very Difficult

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Readability Very Difficult

Copy on the page is very difficult to read and best understood by university graduates according to the Flesch reading-ease score formula.

Copy that has long sentences and uses complex words are generally harder to read and understand.

How to Analyse in the SEO Spider

View URLs with this issue in the ‘Content’ tab and ‘Readability Very Difficult’ filter, and export all URLs using the ‘Export’ button.

Read our tutorial on ‘How To Test Readability‘.

What Triggers This Issue

This issue is triggered when the copy on a page is difficult to read, as indicated by a low Flesch reading-ease score, suggesting it’s best understood by University graduates.

How To Fix

Consider improving the readability of copy for your target audience.

Copy that uses shorter sentences with less complex words is often easier to read and understand.

Further Reading

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