Inclusivity is a core value of the River Museum, and we strive to provide an accessible experience for all visitors.
The Recite Me Toolbar will help visitors better access, view, and use our website in a way that works best for them, with features such as language translation, font size and color customization, and text-to-speech options. Adding Recite Me to our website is just one way we are working towards increased access and inclusion for all.
Recite Me Web Accessibility and Language Toolbar
The Recite Me toolbar allows every visitor to the River Museum’s website access to the information and resources they are looking for. The comprehensive Recite Me toolbar works across all devices and offers a unique range of functions ensuring that our work is accessible to all. You can use it to:
- Read website text aloud (including PDFs)
- Download the text as an MP3 file to play it where and when it suits you
- Change font sizes and colors
- Customize background-color
- Translate text into more than 100 different languages
- Access a fully integrated dictionary and thesaurus
How do I access the Recite Me toolbar?
You can open the Recite Me language and accessibility toolbar below or by clicking on the white circular icon in the lower left-hand corner. After you click on the white circular icon in the lower left-hand corner, the Recite Me toolbar opens and displays a range of different options for customizing the way the website looks and ways you can interact with the content.
How to use the Recite Me accessibility toolbar:
Our website is equipped with Recite Me language and accessibility tools to make it more accessible and inclusive for as many people as possible. Below you will find a guide to using all the features on the Recite Me toolbar.
Back: Rewind to the previous paragraph of text
Play: Click the Play button to read the text aloud
Forward: Skip forward to the next paragraph of text
Decrease: This will decrease the text size
Font: You can change the font that displays on the page
Increase: This will increase the text size
Color, Ruler & Screen Mask
Color: Change the background, text, and link colors
Ruler: Click to enable the reading ruler
Screen Mask: Will create a letterbox for focused viewing of a section of the page
Settings: Adjust your Recite Me toolbar settings
Reset: This will restore the default settings
User Guide: This will give you an overview of the Recite Me Toolbar Features
Dictionary, Translation & Magnifier
Dictionary: Highlight and click on this to view the definition of the word
Translation: Translate text into a different language
Magnifier: Click and drag the magnifying glass to magnify text on the screen
Plain Text Mode, Margins & Audio Download
Text Mode: Remove images to view content in plain text mode
Margins: Change the text dimensions by narrowing the width of the text column
Download Audio: Highlight the text then click the button to download the text as an audio file
Turn Off Recite Me
At any time, exit from Recite Me by clicking on the “X” in the top right corner.
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 toolbar?
To Launch the Recite Me Web accessibility toolbar you will need to click on the Recite Me button in the lower left-hand corner. This will then launch the toolbar, 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 works on multiple devices and operating systems including Android, iOS, Linux, Mac, and Windows devices.
Can I save my settings?
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. 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 an MP3?
To create an MP3, first, turn off the Autoplay option located within the settings button. Highlight the section of Text that you wish to create into an MP3. Once highlighted select the Download Audio button from the toolbar. You will then see a message telling you that your 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 Me off?
To close the Recite Toolbar, simply click on the icon marked “Close” to the right of the Toolbar.
Where can I find support for Recite Me?
In addition to the usage examples we’ve highlighted here, you can read the Recite Me User Guide to learn about all of the different customization options and how to apply them when you read our website.
If you have any questions about the new Recite Me tools on our website, you can email us at email@example.com.