United Way of King County wholeheartedly embraces a diverse community, celebrating the unique abilities of every individual. To further enhance inclusivity, we have integrated an accessibility toolbar into our website, empowering everyone to fully engage in the work we do. Explore the comprehensive guide below to make the most of your United Way of King County website experience.
Web Accessibility and Language Toolbar
The toolbar helps audiences access our website and customize the content in a way that works best for them thanks to a unique range of functions and can be used 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 Toolbar?
You can open the language and accessibility toolbar by clicking on the Accessibility & Language button in the menu.
After you click on the button, the toolbar opens and displays a range of options for customizing how the website looks and how you can interact with the content.
How to Use the Accessibility Toolbar
To learn about how to use the language an accessibility tools on this website, please watch the below or play the audio.
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
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
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
Turn Off the Toolbar
At any time, exit from the toolbar by clicking on the “X” in the top right corner.