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TypingWeb

Free Online Typing Tutor
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Published 06/29/2011 and rated Ratingstars4 4 out of 5 stars
by AppAppeal Editor
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What can you use the app for?

TypingWeb is designed to assist typists of all skill levels. Users can learn how to type from the very basics using the site’s free comprehensive keyboarding lessons. Learning games are also available to help users improve their skills while having fun. Experienced typists can prove their abilities by taking speed and accuracy tests to earn printable typing certificates offered by the site. Educators can use TypingWeb to enhance their student’s experience. Teachers can grade, manage and report student’s abilities. TypingWeb also includes a blog to keep the user community updated on changes and developments. A mobile version of TypingWeb is available for iPhones. The mobile version is intended to assist users in their texting abilities. The application tracks time, user statistics and provides lessons ideal for notice and experienced computer users. TypingWeb is available in English, Spanish, French, German, Russian, Italian and Portuguese.

What is the history and popularity of the app?

TypingWeb is a product of FTW Innovations. The company has produced a number of other functional applications, including Text Pics, Typing Ace, Fun to Type and Billing Circle. Today, many users visit TypingWeb to improve their skills and assist students.

What are the differences to other apps?

TypingWeb offers users a variety of tools to help them improve their typing skills. The application goes even farther by providing features intended to assist teachers with their typing students. The user can grade students and monitor progress on the site. Individual users can still get a great deal of benefit from using TypingWeb, which provides printable certifications and many ways to prove a user’s abilities with a keyboard.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

TypingWeb welcomes users with a friendly blue and white color scheme. Hints of gold and orange are scattered throughout to create very pleasant atmosphere. Stylized icons help explain the many benefits offered by the site while five tabs at the top of the page help users find the teacher portal, certifications area, typing tutor, blog and homepage. Stats and other information are displayed to the user in colorful graphs and charts that are very easy to read.

How does the registration process work?

A new user can join the TypingWeb community by clicking the white and orange “Start Typing” button found near the center of the homepage. Doing so takes the user to the list of courses. Before the user can select a course, a pop up box appears with a “Register Now” link. The box shifts to reveal the registration form. The form asks for a username, password, email address, country location, birth year, gender and first name. The user is also asked to provide their main typing goal by selecting an option from the drop down box provided. After submitting the information and accepting or skipping the Gold account upgrade offer, the user can access the typing tutor.

What does it cost to use the application?

Anyone can use TypingWeb for free. Users are not required to purchase a subscription to access their account. The site offers a Gold membership option that costs around $10 (one time fee). The Gold account user is given priority support, access to premium typing games and lessons and no advertisements.

Who would you recommend the application to?

Anyone who would like to improve their keyboard skills can appreciate TypingWeb.com. Typing teachers can also enjoy the site, which offers tools that can help them monitor student progress and grades.

  • Take typing tests designed for many skill levels
  • Earn a printable certificate
  • Play typing games to improve skills
  • Access the TypingWeb teacher portal
  • Use the site for free or purchase a Gold membership


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