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  • Why
    Monkeytype is the most visited and has the most traffic typing website (with over 130+ thousand unique users daily) compared to,,,,,, etc...., and that's according to Personally, Monkeytype is really addicting because of its user-friendly layouts (you can choose your own theme and... - Source: Reddit / 5 days ago
  • How to get top 300/100/50 badges.
    Yeah, but why couldn't they re implement it, but with better filtering. seems to manage this. I never see unreachable WPM on there? - Source: Reddit / 25 days ago
  • How does everyone know how to type on a keyboard with both hands?
    I learned through websites, like this one or this one. You can also practice your skills here or here. - Source: Reddit / 25 days ago
  • day 4 of trying for 100wpm (60sec) [pr-94wpm]. i matched my pr today! someone in the last post suggested i should work on my accuracy and i did just that, to which i saw an instant improvement. also motivates you to keep typing however, as you are always trying to reach the top 20. Not actually that hard tho. You only need like 93WPM to do it. Do keep in mind, you will need to have an account, or all that hard work will be wasted as you won't appear on the leaderboard!!! - Source: Reddit / 28 days ago
  • Finally! 100WPM Goal reached!
    I finally breached the 100WPM barrier, and got a new PB! All credit to and as well as for helping me get started! - Source: Reddit / 28 days ago
  • NEW PB!!!!!
    NEW PB!!!! 95WPM 97% Accuracy! All credit to and for helping me fine tune my speed and accuracy, as well as for helping me get started ! Went from 87-89 WPM to 90-95 in 16 mins!!! Next goal? 100WPM. Update coming then. - Source: Reddit / 29 days ago
  • How much important is fast typing in terms of coding?
    10fastfingers for basic improvement. - Source: Reddit / about 1 month ago
  • I started at 17th September 2022 with 60wpm(English 200, 60s). Now I can type 121wpm (English200, 60s)
    Compete with others and try to reach personal best on Now that I had developed my muscle memory and I could type fairly quickly, somewhere around 70-75wpm on a good test, I went to this site and joined competitions. I reached 80-90wpm in this site regularly after practising for months. - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • Competitive Typing
    Https:// has so called typing competitions, where you have 24 hours to get the best WPM on 1 minute of randomized words (top 200 most common). - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • How to train capital letters
    Typically what people do is they will spend a lot of time on the default settings on sites like or that will only ever feed them the same 200 to 300 words in different random orders. They will spend hours and hours over many weeks and months repeatedly cycling though these words and they will get very good at them. That's great. It's exactly what you should be doing. - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • English as a second language
    Other useful typing websites I use are and - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
  • New record
    I see from the screenshot that you have 100% accuracy and 80% consistency. I hope this post is made in mischief. If not, then you need to slow down and practice text with the intention of accuracy. You can use the Monkeytype master difficulty mode which will quit a race if even a single mistake is made. My personal best is 108wpm with 100% accuracy on words 200 list. I practice in master mode... - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
  • Bye, bye 10FastFingers! Hello, Monkeytype!
    And then, I found out about which defines itself as a website for testing & improving one's typing speed through free typing games. - Source: / 4 months ago
  • I am 48 y.o., never learned to touchtype. Do you think that there is any chance I still could learn?
    When I started, I was a freshman and was geeked out to see people typing fast. I was so fascinated, I searched people on youtube typing fast without even peeking at the keyboard. Being a Computer Science fellow, I decided to learn to touch-type even before writing a single piece of code. For this, a video from Kalle Hallden helped a lot, gave me the motivation to learn and improve. I started with, a... - Source: Reddit / 6 months ago
  • how to reach 100+ WPM
    I started practicing typing on a app whose name I didn't remember then as soon as I learnt the home row I switched to and simultaneously. Then after reaching a speed of 70 WPM I found , then I continued there but I'm not going more than 90 (avg-85 for 1 min) I want to reach 100+ any tips on how I can get there? - Source: Reddit / 6 months ago
  • I am 48 y.o., never learned to touchtype. Do you think that there is any chance I still could learn?
    I learned from, its decent. And I practice on - Source: Reddit / 6 months ago
  • Emoji search and backspace placement
    P. S.: as a long time user you totally have to let us know how fast and precise you can type with tOndO! Would you test yourself on something like or - Source: Reddit / 8 months ago
  • What websites are good for getting better at typing?!
    To learn typing is difficult part. When you have gained a decent typing speed, there are many websites where you can practice typing to get better at it. Some of my favourite websites are,, - Source: Reddit / 8 months ago
  • Hi everyone! I am in my 30s and have started using computers daily. I still sort of peck with only 3 or 4 fingers. What website would you recommend to someone like myself who wants to learn the correct way while getting faster and more accurate? is the site that made me go from 20 wpm to 80 wpm! - Source: Reddit / 8 months ago
  • Touch Typing guidance
    I personally learnt touch typing simply by assigning a finger to each keys (this layout, to be specific, though you can make some changes as per your convenience) and practiced typing on (though I'd rather recommend without looking at any of the keys. Memorise the key layout so you don't have to look at the keyboard if you forget where a key is. - Source: Reddit / 9 months ago
  • Those darn accent marks
    The best tip I've found: Learn to type with or with When you're busy trying to beat your WPM score, the position of accent marks becomes automatic. You don't even think about them any more. - Source: Reddit / 10 months ago

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