Reading Guide for Focused Engagement

Elevate your reading experience with Helperbird's Reading Guide, designed to direct your eye flow and keep you engaged with the text. Say goodbye to distractions and hello to a new level of focus and comprehension.

Reading Guide features


Improve your reading speed and comprehension with our innovative reading ruler. Designed to help guide your eye and eliminate distractions, our reading ruler makes it easy to focus on the text and understand more.

Perfect for students, researchers, and anyone looking to enhance their reading experience.


The benefits of using a reading ruler include:

Improving reading fluency

Improving reading fluency and speed by guiding the eye along the text

Reducing eye strain

Reducing eye strain and fatigue

Enhance foucs

Enhancing focus and concentration on the text

Help with dyslexia

Helping with dyslexia and other reading-related difficulties by providing a visual cue for tracking the text


  • Adjust the width of the ruler.
  • Change the color of the ruler.
  • Adjust the transparency of the ruler.
  • Lock the ruler in place.

Is this a Helperbird Pro feature?

Yes and no, the basic version of this feature is available for free.

Screenshot of a Google Docs document titled 'Untitled document'. Within the document, there's partial text stating 'Hello everyone my nam'. Beneath the incomplete sentence, there's a word prediction tool suggesting completions like 'name', 'names', 'named', etc. On the right side, the Helperbird extension is active, displaying several features. There's a bright pink 'Helperbird note' that quotes Chef Gusteau from Ratatouille, saying, 'Your only limit is your soul. What I say is true—anyone can cook ... but only the fearless can be great.' Other visible Helperbird tools include 'Voice typing', 'Sticky note', 'Word Prediction', and 'Highlighter'.

Annotations & Sticky Notes

Transform your research and workflow with Helperbird's Annotations & Sticky Notes feature. Effortlessly highlight, annotate, and leave comments on any website or PDF. Choose from a variety of colors and sizes, and organize your notes seamlessly. Save to the cloud and export in multiple formats, all while using our robust search functionality.

Line, Letter, and Word Spacing

Effortlessly fine-tune the spacing of lines, letters, and words on any website or PDF. Enhance readability and tailor your online reading experience with Helperbird.

Show Alt & Image Descriptions

Streamline your web browsing by showing image and link descriptions on mouse over with Helperbird on any website or PDF. Gain quick insights into content by hovering over images and links.

5 out of 5 stars

“After using Helperbird I can't say enough positive things about it. This extension has truly transformed my online reading experience. Whether it's adjusting font sizes, reducing eye strain with the gray filter, or using the dyslexia-friendly fonts, Helperbird offers a range of features that cater to individual preferences and needs. The customizable color options and text alignment have also been incredibly helpful for personalizing my browsing. And the speed reading feature? It's a game-changer! Overall, Helperbird is a versatile, user-friendly tool that enhances accessibility and makes online reading a breeze. Highly recommended!”

Charlie Nishelle Calkins, recognized for her contributions to Helperbird
Charlie Nishelle Calkins
Helperbird Pro user