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Usability Guideline UseFRES


This page has a low Flesch Reading Ease Score, so about 50% of the population finds it hard to read.


This page is difficult to read for users with poor literacy or reading disorders like dyslexia. For improved readability use simpler words and shorter sentences. Flesch Reading Ease Score (FRES) scale is from 0 (unreadable) to 121 (easy). For comparison,

Reading ages of common publications
Readable By
(% of population)
FRES Example
84% 65 Readers Digest
57% 40 New York Times
15% 32 Harvard Law Review

Applicable Standards

Change history

This page describes a web site issue detected by SortSite Desktop and OnDemand Suite.

Rule ID: UseFRES