Estimate reading time

Gets the length of an article from input and divides the words by 200 to get a rough reading estimate.

Actions Used

Get Details of Articles
Extracts information from an article, including title, author, published date, body, excerpt, number of words, main image URL, URL, and name.
Get Article using Safari Reader
Gets article details, including body text, author, publish date, and more, from every URL passed into the action. Input URLs Result Article Note Use a Get Details of Article action immediately after this action to get specific details about the article. This action only supports getting one article from each URL.
Show Result
Shows the specified text in Siri or in an alert.
Round Number
Rounds the number(s) passed into the action.
Performs a number operation on the input and returns the result.

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AppleScript code
tell application “Shortcuts Events” run shortcut “Estimate reading time” end tell

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