Your guide to all the features of the Recite Me Accessibility Toolbar which is available at the top of every page on the Diocesan website.
Recite Me Toolbar
Below you will find a guide to using all of the features on the Recite Me toolbar, as well as Keyboard shortcuts and FAQs.
285 million people worldwide have a visual impairment, providing our screen reader will help website visitors to perceive and understand your digital content by reading aloud website text, which can be customised to suit the viewer.
One in ten people don’t speak English as their first language. Recite Me web accessibility technology quickly and easily translates all your web content into over 100 languages, including 35 text to speech voices.
Styling & Customisation
15% of the world's population is neurodivergent. Recite Me assistive technology allows people to change the way a website looks. Users are able to customise the website's colour scheme as well as the text, font style, size, colour, and spacing.
774 million people in the world cannot read or write, and 10% of people have a learning disability, so reading content online can be a challenge for some people. To simplify use and support your website visitors, the Recite Me web accessibility toolbar provides five main tools; ruler, screen mask, magnifier, margins, and a dictionary.
Settings: Adjust your Recite settings
Reset: This will restore the default settings
User Guide: Will give you an overview of the Recite Me Toolbar Features
Tab to move to the next toolbar button.
Shift + Tab to go backwards
Spacebar to select a button and to change toggles
ctrl + right - play next element
ctrl + left - Play previous element
ctrl + alt + p - play the current element
ctrl + alt + f - show font menu
ctrl + alt + c - show theme menu
ctrl + r - Enable/Disable ruler
ctrl+d - Enable/Disable dictionary
ctrl + l - Show translation languages
ctrl + x - Enable/Disable text-only mode
ctrl + m - Show page margin settings
ctrl + shift + o - Show/Disable settings menu
ctrl + s - Save settings
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need to download anything to enable Recite Me?
No. Recite Me is cloud-based software so there is no need to install anything on your computer.
How do I launch the Recite Me Tool Bar?
To Launch the Recite Me Web accessibility toolbar you will need to click on the Recite Me button. This will then launch the tool bar, which will appear at the top of the page.
How Do I Disable the Auto Read?
To disable the auto read you need to click on the button marked “Settings”. This will give you a list of 3 functions to choose from. You need to click on the bottom to the Right of the option marked “Autoplay” this will then disable auto read.
Does Recite Me work across different operating systems and mobile devices?
Yes. Our software on multiple devices and operating systems including Android, iOS, Linux, Mac and Windows devices.
Can I save my Settings?
Yes. Once a user creates an account they can save their settings so your website appears exactly as they need it every time they visit.
How do I change the Language?
To change the language of the website that you are viewing you need to select the button marked “Languages”. This will then produce a drop down list of all the languages that Recite offers translation too. Find the language that you want from the list and press on it, the site will then be converted to that language.
How do I create a MP3?
To create a MP3 first turn of the Autoplay option located within the setting button. Highlight the section of Text that you wish to create into an MP3. Once highlighted select the MP3 button from the toolbar. You will then see a message telling you that you file is being created. Once created you will see the file appear ready at the bottom of the web page. You can now either listen to the file created or save it to a location of your choice.
How do I Turn Recite Off?
To Close the Recite toolbar simply click on the icon marked “Close” to the right of the Toolbar.
Who are Recite Me?
Recite Me is a local company based in Gateshead that have developed a cloud-based web accessibility assistive toolbar solution that allows website visitors to customise a site in a way that works best for them.
Recite Me believes in accessibility for all, allowing everyone the opportunity to use the internet in the way that it is intended.
You can find out more about who they are and what they do on their website.