Looking for a reliable tool to find out how many words you have on your website, or maybe on a specific page only?
Let's first understand what you need it for.
While you might need a word counter for a variety of reasons, one of the most common scenarios when you will need it is when translating your website.
Why? It's simple: just like salespeople are paid based on the deals they close, the translators are paid based on the number of words or pages they translate.
There are several online tools you can use to find the number of words your website has, and some of them are from translation agencies and even automatic translation tools.
Yes, you heard it right, even with some automatic website translation services, you should check the number of words you are going to translate, as they will offer different plans based on the word count on your page or the whole website. In other words, they will charge you money per word just like real translators do.
Sure it can be unpleasant since it means the bigger your website will grow, the more money you are going to spend on the translation. You will even have to upgrade the translation service every time you add a few lines to a page or a few pages to a website.
Things can go even worse when the translation providers stop the entire service and refuse to even give you the translation for the less text that you had earlier.
So, what to do?