Character Counter

Character counter allows you to instantly count the number of words, letters, and lines present in the paragraph or content.

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About Character Counter

Character Counter is a free online tool where you can find how many words, characters, and lines are there in a given paragraph. Also, it shows live reading when you write or paste the text. Just paste or write the text inside the input area. As a result, it shows you the exact number of letters, words, and lines in just a few seconds.

Character Counter Online Tool

Why made Character Counter?

Sometimes we forget the total number of characters or words in the middle of the way when we count long paragraphs or content. Also, it's a totally frustrating and inaccurate way of doing it. That's why we have created this online Character Counter to make this work easier and faster. Also, it will save your time and effort.

Even more, you can use this an unlimited number of times. Because there are no usage limits or any subscription charges applied. Also, you don't need to log in or sign up to use the application. Just open it in any web browser and start using it.

Applications of Character Counter

It's a very productive and useful online tool for content writing purposes. Here, we have listed some of the applications and uses.

1. Writer's Friend

Those who write blogs, articles, books, scripts, or any kind of content must use this application. It will help you to check the length of your article in words, characters, or lines before publishing them.

There are many websites or online forums are there, that put maximum letters criteria to publish the post. In that case, you can use our counter to easily know the number of characters, and then you can optimize the content as per the criteria. Even more, most text editors don't support the option to display the number of characters. Therefore, it's the only and also the best way to do that.

2. Social Media Posting

Social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc have limitations to posting or commenting on their wall. So, firstly, know what is the limitation on that particular social media website. After that, you can open the Character Counter, then paste or write your post or status message and check whether the number of letters is more or less than the limit. In this way, your caption, status, or tweet will be accepted in the first attempt.

For example, on Twitter, only 280 characters are accepted to tweet. So, you can't post beyond that. Therefore, always check in our tool before posting. Also, prior knowledge will help you to optimize your content.

Here is the list of some platforms with their limitations.

Platforms Char. Limits
Reddit Title 300
Mobile SMS 160
Yelp Post 5000
Pinterest Description 500
Facebook Status 63,206
LinkedIn Post 2000
3. Search Engine Optimization

Search Engine Optimization is the process to rank your website on top results in search engines like Google, Bing, or Yandex. Also, it is used to rank other online content like YouTube videos or social media posts. In addition, it includes various techniques that are used to improve the ranking. Such as On-Page SEO, Off-Page SEO, Link Building, Guest Posting, Social Promotion, etc. In short, it is the most reliable and affordable way of online promotion.

Now you will think, how it is connected with our tool? Right?

Yes, it is connected and very useful for SEO experts or any person who is learning or implementing SEO.

Most importantly, it is used when you set up Meta Title and Meta Description on your web page. Because as per Google's webmaster rule meta title must be 50–60 characters and the meta description must be 120 – 158 characters long. Therefore, you can check these two things in our counter and place them on your HTML code to get the best results in search engines.

Also, you can use our tool when you are doing Off-page SEO. Because it helps in a forum posting, business listing, email marketing, etc.

4. Messaging

Just like social media sites, some messaging tools also have character limitations. Even more, sometimes the message does not deliver due to its over length. So, in order to send your message without any problem, you should use our tool first. After knowing the exact number of letters, you can determine whether to write more or decrease the text length.

Most importantly, promotional messages need to be short and straightforward. So, you can use our counter to make your message in a proper marketing format.

5. Official Use

Many times, you need to fill in an exact number of letters in online forms. Or maybe you need to keep the first name, last name, and address within a specified limit. At this moment, you can use our letter counter and modify the text length as per your requirements.

Features of Character Counter

  • Easy to Use: As you can see, we have made the process so simple that anyone can easily go through it. Also, the design is professional and user-friendly.
  • Time Saving: The tool saves a lot of your time. Because counting characters or words one by one will take a long time. Also, once you will count all content then you will again recount to be assured. So, it's a very frustrating and long process. In this way, you are just wasting your valuable time.
  • Accurate: Our counter never displays wrong results. Also, it's an automated system and goes through the set of javascript instructions written in the backend. Hence, it gives 100% accurate output.
  • Language: It supports almost all languages. You can write your text in any language, our tool will count the words, letters, and lines.
  • Cross Browser Compatibility: Character Count Tool works on almost all web browsers. Such as Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera, etc. Also, we have made it mobile, tablet, and iPad responsive. So, you can access the tool through all types of small to large devices.

How to use?

The counting process is very simple. Firstly, open the tool in any web browser and follow the two steps below.

  1. Enter or Paste the Content
  2. Get Live Results Quickly
  3. Reset for New Counting
1. Enter or Paste the Content

Firstly, you need to enter or paste the content in the input box at the top of the page.

Enter or Paste the Content
2. Get Live Results Quickly

As you write or after pasting the text, the counter will display the number of characters, words, and lines instantly.

Get Live Results
3. Reset for New Counting

Use the "Reset" button for refresh the counter or new start.


Character Counter makes words, letters, and lines counting very simple and fast. How many characters are in your name? Try finding it out using our tool.