The Screen Reader plugin for Joomla and Wordpress helps you to make your site accessible! It's the definitive and most complete accessibility solution for your website.
Install this plugin accordingly to WCAG best practices! A MUST for every accessible website!
The Screen Reader plugin integrates HTML5 High Contrast, Font Sizing, one click page reads, text reading for images and much more!
Screen Reader with FontSize and HighContrast for Joomla! and Wordpress is an advanced and lightweight plugin that will add a lot of accessibility features for reading and improve the contents quality to all visually impaired users.
Indeed it has a lot of features to improve the accessibility of your contents such as:
•High quality audio text reader
•3 high contrast modes
•Skip to contents
•Focused elements highlighter
•Fix for anchor links target attrbute
Everything is completely integrated in your Joomla or Wordpress 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 popup or 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 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 lot of languages: Arabic, Dutch, English, French, Greek, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Japanese, Spanish and much more! More than 50 languages are supported.
See our demo site for a multi-language proof of concept!
It's fully integrated with the native multilingual system and optionally with GTranslate, so when users change or select the desired language using the native multilanguage system or Gtranslate, also Screen Reader will be affected automatically choosing the appropriate language for reading!
The High Contrast feature based on HTML5 now makes it possible to have a high contrast rendering working on every Joomla! template without the need to customize CSS classes! Thanks to a complex algorithm the HTML5 High Contrast is capable to offer up to 3 different high contrast rendering types and to calculate the colors inversion automatically, thus the high contrast is applied to every Joomla! template with zero customizations.
It's shipped with multiple predefined templates and it's easy customizable using settings and custom icons.
Notice that the plugin doesn't fix automatically WCAG validation errors on your website!
- WCAG compliant
Plugin will add reading feature to your site following WCAG specifications and other accessibility improvements
- High quality audio
It's based on a complex and advanced algorithm for a natural human reading
- HTML5 High Contrast
HTML5 High Contrast up to 3 different rendering types and working on all Joomla! templates with no CSS customizations
- Accessibility enhancements
It includes a lot of features to improve accessibility such as dyslexic font, read mode, text spacing and much more
- Supports many languages
It supports a lot of languages using multiple audio engines
- Font transformations
Integrated and configurable font resizing and Dyslexic Font family features
- Accesskeys compliant
It's ready for keyboard usage with accesskeys combinations
- Multilanguange integrated
Fully integrated with CMS multi-language systems, native or 3PD like GTranslate
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 Internet Explorer to most modern mobile devices like tablets and smartphones.