HTML Code to Text Ratio Checker

Use free code to text ratio checker tool to find out the code vs text ratio and improve the SEO of your site by increasing the readable text.

HTML Code to Text Ratio Checker

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HTML Source Code

A webpage contains plenty of HTML codes at the backend along with the readable text. The beauty of search engine crawlers is that they only will index the readable content and display in the search results. Crawlers work similar to browsers in that context to remove the markups at the backend and show the text and media content to readers.

How to View Source Code of Webpage?

There are many ways to view the source code of a webpage. The easy way is to right click on view the page source when you are reading the webpage in browsers like Google Chrome. However, many websites block right clicking to protect content copying. In this case, you can view the source code of the webpage using our source code viewer tool. This tool will show you how complex the source code looks.

HTML to Text Ratio

It is necessary to have more readable text content so that search engines will prioritize the webpage on the search results. It is recommended to have 10% HTML code to content ratio to get good results on search engines. But you may wonder how to find the HTML code to text ratio for your website. You can our free HTML code to text ratio checker tool to quickly check the HTML code to text ratio of any webpage.

Enter the page URL and hit submit button. The result will show the following details:

  • Code to text ratio
  • Total readable text content size in bytes
  • Total HTML code size in bytes

How to Improve HTML Code to Text Ratio?

Whether you use content management systems like WordPress, website builder tools like Weebly or create static HTML websites using frameworks like Bootstrap, it is necessary to control the use of code. Though HTML ratio is important, it is also equally important to reduce the JavaScript and CSS in order to get high page speed score in tools like Pingdom, GTmetrix or Google PageSpeed Insights.

  • Use minimal theme to reduce the CSS code.
  • Reduce number of plugins and move all JavaScript to footer section.
  • Reduce too much of HTML tags in the content and increase the content length. There is no rule of thumb for the content length, however, you can keep more than 600 words in any article for the readers to retain on your site. This will not only reduce the code ratio but also reduce the bounce rate of your website.

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