Help for Read Ruler

What is Read Ruler?

Read Ruler lists your articles saved in Pocket by reading time.

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What is Pocket?

Pocket allows you to save something to view later.

Do I need to give Read Ruler my Pocket username and password?

No. Read Ruler connects to Pocket via OAuth so you do not need to share your username and password with it. You can connect Read Ruler to Pocket on the connect page.

Why are some of my Pocket articles missing in Read Ruler?

There are three reasons why some of your Pocket articles may not be displaying in Read Ruler:

  • Read Ruler only lists articles and not images or videos from Pocket.
  • Read Ruler only lists your 100 most recent articles from Pocket.
  • Read Ruler updates your list of Pocket articles every hour so it may not have the latest articles yet.
How is the reading time calculated?

The average reading speed of 250 words per minute is used as the default. However, you can adjust this to your personal reading speed in your settings for Read Ruler.

How do I remove my Pocket account information from Read Ruler?

Your Pocket account information can be removed from Read Ruler on the disconnect page.

Who made Read Ruler?

Read Ruler is made by Chris Pederick. Chris is a web developer originally from London, England, but now living in San Francisco, California. He is the Director of Front-end Engineering at Bleacher Report. He is also known for his browser extensions—Web Developer and User Agent Switcher—which he writes in his spare time and distributes for free.

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