Long paragraphs

For online texts, the recommended length of a paragraph is 40-50 words, or four to five lines.

Updated over a week ago

Keeping your paragraphs short helps boost comprehension and keeps your reader’s focus.

Type of policy: XPath

What it is used for: Search for paragraphs with more than 400 characters. 

How to set it up:

  • Use XPath

  • Set policy to “Flag pages that contain" the XPath:

//p[string-length(text()) > 400]

For information on how to create Policies, please see Policy Overview.

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