If you're having trouble reading text on websites, seeing specific colors, or suffering from dyslexia, Google Chrome provides accessibility. You manage them individually through various Chrome extensions available in the Web Store.
Official Google Accessibility Enhancements
Google has four official accessibility enhancements that you can add to your browser through the Chrome Web Store:
- Color Enhancer : A customizable color filter applied to web pages which improves the perception of colors for people with partial color blindness.
- Caret Browsing: An extension that allows you to search the text of a webpage using the arrow keys on your keyboard. [1
- Long description in the context menu: Add an entry to your right-hand side. Click the context menu to open the long description link of a picture – a special HTML attribute used by some assistive technologies to provide more information than the alternate text of a picture xtensions, click the "Add to Chrome" button ( Add to Chrome) to the right of the name.
Read the permissions of the extension and then click "Add Extension".
After a few seconds, the extension will be installed and ready to use.
Third-party accessibility enhancements
If you find that Google's few options do not apply To you, the Chrome Web Store also has a number of third-party extensions to choose from. The installation is the same as the official Google extensions, but they are sorted into a different category.
Go to the Chrome Web Store and select "Accessibility" from the Categories drop-down menu.
To see the complete list of accessibility extensions, click Show All.
There are quite a few here to choose from, but some we believe are useful for getting started:
- An extension that contains text for It reads: Read Aloud is a text-to-speech extension that converts a. The text of the web page is converted to audio, so you can choose from a variety of voices in more than 40 languages. Connect your Google Wavenet or Amazon Polly for even more lifelike synthetic speech. The perfect tool for those who suffer from dyslexia, are poorly visible or prefer to listen to content rather than read it.
- An extension that typifies exactly what you say: VoiceIn Voice Typing can use speech recognition for anyone text box for almost any website. Based on Google's speech recognition engine, VoiceIn is one of the best language extensions available in the Chrome Web Store. With support for over 120 languages, you'll never have to type again.
- An extension to explore with your keyboard: Vimium offers users who can not use a mouse – or if you prefer the main user Approach: Keyboard shortcuts for navigation and control on all web pages. Vimium is fully customizable and has a help dialog box on the page if you forget your shortcuts.
- An extension to help you read: OpenDyslexic Font for Chrome uses the open source font to improve the readability of text for people with dyslexia. The extension overwrites the entire text of the OpenDyslexic font style and formats the pages to make them easier to read.
- An extension that allows you to see more colors: Eyesight gives people who suffer from color vision deficiencies, tritanopia (blue flaw), deuteranopia (green flaw) and protanopia (red flaw), the ability to produce more colors Internet to see.
Use these accessibility tools that have been added to your browser to give you a custom experience tailored to your needs Easier navigation on the Web.