The Practice Test for Typing and Data Entry

Touch Typing Practice: Lorem Ipsum

In the world of design and development, lorem ipsum is a pseudo-Latin text used as placeholder when creating mockups or prototypes. Many times it is used at the beginning of a design project to establish a visual framework before defining the content of a website. It also allows the designer to focus on layout and typography, instead of spending time worrying about what the final text should be.

Using lorem ipsum to practice your typing can help improve your typing skills, especially your accuracy. Because the text is made up on nonsense words, you will have to work extra hard to type it correctly. This effort will help you see quick improvment when you return to typing familiar words and sentences.

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Check Your WPM Typing Speed Here

To find out how fast you type, just start typing in the blank textbox on the right of the test prompt. You will see your progress, including errors on the left side as you type.

You can fix errors as you go, or correct them at the end with the help of the spell checker. If you need to restart the test, delete the text in the text box. Interactive feedback shows you your current wpm and accuracy.

In order to complete the test and share your results, you need to get 100% accuracy. You can review your progress for this session with the feedback chart below. Just hover over a dot to see what your average speed and accruacy are for that key.

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Personalized Feedback

This feedback graph will follow you from page to page for your typing session. You can see more details by mousing over the graph. The session is reset when the tab on your browser is closed.

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