Word Counter

Word Counter

A lite tool for counting characters and words via context-menu

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What is Word Counter?

Word Counter is a Lite tool swiftly integrated into your context menu. When selecting text on any webpage, it readily provides you with word and character count. It also reports the longest word, special characters, and average word length. This add-on operates without a toolbar icon and has no settings to adjust. Handy, efficient, and unobtrusive.

Stats date:
Users: 976 ▼ -10
Rating: 3.69 (16)
Version: 0.1.1 (Last updated: 2018-08-31)
Creation date: 2017-10-16
Weekly download count: 19
Firefox on Android: Yes
Manifest version: 2
  • storage
  • contextMenus
Size: 37.30K
Email: Click to see
URLs: Website
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood

Other platforms

Not available on Chrome
Not available on Edge

Word Counter is a simple addon that help you get the number of words in a text selection.

Simply select a text with mouse, then right click and select - Word Counter - from the context menu. A popup will appear to inform you about the number of words in the selected text. Besides this number, it also informs you about average word length, number of total characters, number of special characters, and the longest word.

This addon has no settings or options to adjust. Simply add it to your browser and start using it. It works on any web-page as long as you can select a word or sentence. Please note that this addon does not have a toolbar icon.

In you want to report bugs, or have a feature request, please fill the bug report form in the addon homepage.

User reviews
User reviews summary
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  • Works well
  • Easy to use
  • Helpful for checking word count
  • Simplistic interface
  • Provides additional functionality
  • Does not work with Asian languages
  • Miscounts the number of words occasionally
  • Extension appears as a block in the Mastodon web interface
  • Word counting does not work in Cyrillic
Most mentioned
  • Works well
  • Easy to use
  • Helpful for checking word count
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Risk impact

Word Counter is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Word Counter if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Word Counter has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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