- Extension type
- Demo http://demo.storejextensions.org/screenreader
- Version 2.5
Make your site ACCESSIBLE NOW! Install this plugin and meet WCAG requirements in a few clicks! A MUST for every accessible site!
NOW OUT version 2.5 that supports one click page reads, text from images and integrated font resizing!
Screen Reader & FontSize for Joomla! is an advanced and lightweight Joomla! extension plugin that will add an accessibility feature for reading content to all users with accessibility issues, thanks to its screen reader and font sizing features.
Everything is completely integrated in your Joomla! site! No additional resources are needed for you or for users, simply install the plugin and you are done!
Screen Reader will show in the frontend as a small toolbar that you can position at the top or at the bottom of the page. It supports multiple read mode with override, you can click on 'Play' button or use one single access key to start reading the main content of your pages!
Moreover if you select a specific text part on pages Screen Reader will read only the selected text with a priority algorithm. This ensures that users who need to use access keys can read the entire contents of your pages in a single keystroke. Thanks to a CSS3 selector parameter the main content area of pages can be adjusted to work on every Joomla! template.
Additional controls are provided like: pausing and resuming reading, stop / playback and volume adjustment.
In addition it's also possible to choose reading the text from images on the site, using the 'alt' or 'title' attribute of images.
Full support for access keys is available, so that users can control reading using keyboard following WCAG specification. Screen Reader is based on an advanced algorithm for the generation of voice, so that users will be able to listen to a natural sounding voice with interpretation of punctuaction.
Moreover Screen Reader supports a many languages: Afrikaans, Albanian, Catalan, Chinese (Mandarin), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Greek, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Latvian, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Swahili, Swedish, Turkish, Vietnamese, Welsh!
See our demo site for a multi-language proof of concept!
It's fully integrated with Joomla! native multilingual system, so when users change or select desired language using Joomfish or native Joomla! Multilanguage system, also Screen Reader will be affected automatically choosing the appropriate language for reading!
It's shipped with 2 predefined templates and is easy customizable using CSS and custom icons.
- WCAG compliant
Plugin will add reading feature to your site following WCAG specifications
- High quality audio reading
It's based on a complex and advanced algorithm for a natural human reading
- High performance
With optimized audio buffering technique it ensures a reading without interruption
- Supports many languages
It supports 30+ languages and more will be added continuously
- Accesskeys compliant
It's ready for keyboard usage with accesskeys combinations
- Multilanguange integrated
Fully integrated with Joomla! multi-language, native or 3PD like Joomfish
Screen Reader is built on a rock solid foundation to ensure fully compatibility with all devices and browsers, including old outdated browsers and most modern mobile devices.
To accomplish this Screen Reader uses a transparent fallback system based on Flash when HTML5 is not supported, so that it works from old IE6 to most modern mobile devices like tablets and smartphones.
NOTE: not all features are available for old versions of Joomla! 1.5. Contact us for more information.