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Better Typos Generator Based on Common Misspellings

common typos

Previously, I wrote about generating typos based on misplacing your finger on a keyboard, or proximity based misspelling. But, another way to think about typos is to consider the words that people generally misspell. If you could query a list of misspelled words, it would be pretty easy to search and replace correct word or words with typos. Generally, the use case is for the reverse, correcting someone’s typos, but in some cases I think you could get some extra SEO juice from generating a couple typos for your main keywords. So, the idea is that I will pass a phrase, perhaps a title of some blog entry, and a function will return an array of phases with common misspellings of different words in the phrase. But first, let’s start with a list of common typos.
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Typos Script to Generate Misspellings

SEO Typos Script

I was thinking about misspellings recently and wanted to put together a small PHP script that will generate typos from a given word. The idea is based around typos being generated based on proximity of other letters or numbers next to the correct character on a keyboard. There are other ways to think about misspellings, but it makes sense that most typos occur as a result of a user accidentally pressing the wrong key. So, we just create an array for each key, which has all the surrounding keys, and then use these arrays in a loop which replaces characters in a string with other characters that are close in proximity on the keyboard.
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