WEBFI-WordPress-How to Add a Reading Progress Bar in WordPress Posts

Some sites out there on the internet have progress indicators on the top of their articles. This indicates how much more of the article is left to scroll through and encourages them to continue reading. In this video, we will show you how to add a reading progress bar in WordPress posts.

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Summary of this tutorial:

Start by going to Plugins, Add New and installing and activating the Worth The Read plugin.

With the plugin installed you will be able to visit Settings, Worth The Read to customize the settings for your progress bar and once it is ready check the Enable option.

You will even be able to select where on your page you want the progress bar to appear.



  • Enkii Muto on August 15, 2016

    That is an interesting plugin. Too bad it doesn't send the data back or doesn't let you select it t a specific category =/

  • jeromy cole on August 16, 2016

    Nice video. subscribed. Do same?

  • Pedja Krcedinac on August 16, 2016

    Your scrollbar already shows where on the page you are

  • VULGAR BANG on September 11, 2016

    Hey! i got a question here! but firstly that was a good tutorial i learned lot keep up the work!! now back to question, whenever i publish a post on wordpress it's not getting any view, is there anything like we should add meta tags to the post like we add in youtube for a new video ?
    waiting for reply thanks!!

  • Imrul Kaisar on December 22, 2016

    Unnessccery. I can see on the scrollbar.

  • Pravin Sharma on January 17, 2017

    how to reduce the page size of WordPress website. My website home page size is 1.3 Mb and takes 5 seconds to open. What to do ??

  • themedleb on March 3, 2017

    We need page load/refresh progress bar.

  • John Thangminlun on October 6, 2017

    Sir John TML – for the giveaway ;-D

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