[en] Acrolinx calculates the scores with Targets and Checking Profiles a little differently. If you have Targets enabled, your scores are based on goals. With Checking Profiles, on the other hand, your scores are based on categories. Visit the Targets Quick Start to learn more.
[en] You have two options to configure how Acrolinx calculates your score. By default, your Acrolinx Score is the average of your category or goal scores. This gives you a sense of your overall content quality. If you want to take a more conservative approach, you can base your Acrolinx Score on the lowest category or goal score. That way, a low category or goal score can't hide behind the high scores of the other categories or goals.
[en] Learn more about How Acrolinx Scores Are Calculated with Targets enabled. If you’re still using checking Checking Profiles,score calculation is a bit different.
[en] If you're on an Acrolinx Private Cloud instance and are interested in these configurations, contact us and we'll set them for you!
[en] If you're a Standard Stack user, you can edit the coreserver.properties from the configuration directory. Depending on your installation, your path might look like this:
[en] You can configure how Acrolinx calculates your score with the
acrolinxScore.strategy property in your
[en] This is the default strategy. Your Acrolinx Score is the average of your category or goal scores. This gives you a sense of your overall content quality.
[en] Your Acrolinx Score is equal to the lowest category or goal score. This lets you take a conservative approach, where a low category or goal score can't hide behind the high scores of the other categories or goals.