ReadingTime for Joomla!

ReadingTime is a free Joomla! plugin developed by the staff to show the suggested reading time of web content.

Download the ReadingTime plugin clicking on the download button:


In order to use the plugin in yout Joomla! powered website, you have to:

  • be sure the jQuery javascript library is active on your site; we suggest you to install the “SC jQuery” plugin;
  • install the ReadingTime plugin;
  • activate the ReadingTime plugin and eventually customize its properties;
  • insert the text {readingtime}XXX{/readingtime} inside the article where you want to show the suggested reading time (XXX is the time in seconds, leave blank for default).

In the properties screen you can customize the default text shown in the articles, the bar color and the default reading time.

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