Grammarly – Extension – Google Chrome

Background

Another quick evaluation of a grammar checking tool.

This time, Grammarly.

Goal

I Will attempt to use it in Google Chrome while writing a WordPress post.

Download & Install

Google

Chrome

  1. The current URL for downloading the plugin for Google Chrome users is Link.
  2. Please visit the URL and click on the “Add to Chrome” button
  3. Read the security disclosure
    • Read and change all your data on the websites you visit
  4. Confirm opt-in

Image

Chrome Web Store – Grammarly
Add To Chrome

grammerly.google.chrome.install.01.20200405.1219PM

Enable Chrome

grammerly.google.chrome.install.enable.01.20200405.1222PM

Sign In

Options

Here are the available sign-in options:-

  1. Grammarly
  2. Facebook
  3. Google

I stayed with my existing Google on this one.

 

Restart Google Chrome

To effect the changes, please shut down all ongoing Google Chrome Sessions.

And, restart them.

 

Use

WordPress

Post

Use Case

I created a new WordPress post and tried the following phrases:-

  1. englishofcourse.fr
    • Profile
      • Post:- 10 Common Grammatical Mistakes in English – And How to Avoid Them
      • Links
    • Words
      • The horse’s are in the field
      • Pen’s for sale
      • In the 1980’s
      • Janes horse is over there
      • The girls dresses are ready for them to collect
  2. hubspot.com
    • Profile
      • Author:- Amanda Zantal-Wiener
      • Post:- 30 of the Most Common Grammatical Errors We All Need to Stop Making
      • Links
        Link
    • Words
      • I heard there food is the best!
  3. The Expert Editor
    • Profile
      • Author:- Brendan Brown
      • The 30 Most Common Grammar Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)
      • Date Posted:- 07 Oct 2015
      • Links
        Link
    • Sentences
      • If you’re looking to simplify things for yourself, try simplifying the sentence. You wouldn’t say: “She had a great time with I.” You’d say: “She had a great time with me.”
  4. Made up
    • i calleds she on the phone.

 

Result

grammerly.google.chrome.extension.usage.01.202004.1245PM

Explanation

  1. Found
    • Mostly everything
  2. Not Found
    • englishofcourse.fr
      • 10 Common Grammatical Mistakes in English – And How to Avoid Them
        • Pen’s for sale
        • Janes horse is over there

TroubleShooting

Extensions

If things do not seem to work well, you may have to review your active Google Extensions and disable the ones that may be competing with the functionality the Grammarly Extension is offering.

 

Summary

I highly recommend the use of Grammarly extension.

 

References

  1. Grammarly
    • Support
      • Install the Grammarly browser extension
        Link
  2. englishofcourse.fr
    • 10 Common Grammatical Mistakes in English – And How to Avoid Them
      Link
  3. The Expert Editor
    • Brendan Brown
      • The 30 Most Common Grammar Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)
        Link
  4. hubspot.com
    • Amanda Zantal-Wiener
      • Post :- 30 of the Most Common Grammatical Errors We All Need to Stop Making
        Link

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