Numbers of words in content
With the PublishPress Checklists plugin, you can require a maximum and minimum number of words for the content of your WordPress posts.
If the content isn't the correct length, you can choose to show a warning, or prevent the post from being published.
Many WordPress sites want to specify a certain number of words for all their posts. This article has some recommendations for word count. For example, the Yoast SEO plugin recommends that you aim for around 1,000-1,500 words.
How to use the “Number of words in content” task
- Go to Checklists > Settings. The image below shows the Content option.
- You can choose from “Disabled, Recommended, or Required” options.
- You can choose “Who can ignore this task?“
- You can enter choices for “Min” and “Max”.
If you enable the content option, it will be visible when you edit content. If your content text is not the correct length, this task will be marked in red in the sidebar.
If your content text is the correct length, this task will be marked in green in the sidebar.