Online Word Counter: Check Any Length – Instant Results

Online Word Counter

Use this free online word counter to count the number of words and characters in a passage of text. Just type or paste your text into the online word count tool to get instant results in real time.

Online Word Counter

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How to Use the Word Counter

The word counter can be used in two ways:

  • Type directly in the word counter to count words and characters as you are writing.
  • Copy and paste text into the word count checker to instantly count the words and characters.

Common Word Counts to Check

  • SEO Page Titles: 8 to 10 words (under 60 characters)
  • Meta Descriptions: 25 to 30 words (under 160 characters
  • Essays: 300 to 1,000 words
  • Blog Posts: 1,00 to 2,500 words
  • News Articles: 400 to 500 words
  • Email Newsletters: 300 to 400 words
  • Tweets: 40 to 7 words (Up to 280 characters)
  • Facebook Posts: 10 to 20 words
  • LinkedIn Articles: 1,500 to 2,000 words
  • YouTube Descriptions: 150 to 200 words
  • Pinterest Pins: 100 to 200 words
  • TikTok Descriptions: 40 to 50 words

About the Word Count Checker

The online word counter is an easy to use tool for counting words and characters for sentences and paragraphs in real time. Word and character counts will be displayed at the bottom of the input text box for you to check the counts.