This button now appears in the top right corner of every page of our website.
After you click on the “Speak or translate” button, the Recite Me toolbar opens and displays a range of different options for customising the way the website looks and ways you can interact with the content.
How does Recite Me help me access this website?
Recite Me helps people access our website and customise the content in a way that works best for them.
The Recite Me toolbar has a unique range of functions. 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 colours
Translate text into more than 100 different languages
Access a fully integrated dictionary and thesaurus
Recite Me User Guide
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.
Colour, Ruler and Mask
Colour: Change the background, text, and link colours.
Ruler: Click to enable the reading ruler.
Screen Mask: Will create a letterbox for focused viewing of a section of the page.
Dictionary, Translation, and 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.
Margins, Plain Text Mode, and Download Audio
Margins: Change the text dimensions by narrowing the width of the text column.
Text Mode: Remove images to view content in plain text mode.
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.
Recite Me Frequently Asked Questions
If you have any questions about Recite Me you can contact the Recite Me team by email at [email protected].
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 “Speak or translate” button. 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. The 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 Me 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:
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 Me toolbar simply click on the icon marked “Close” to the right of the toolbar.
Frequently asked questions
Do you have questions about WLSQ? Look at the full list of frequently asked questions on our FAQs page.
WLSQ acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the lands on which we live and work, particularly the Turrbul, Yuggera, Gubbi Gubbi, Ugarapul peoples and the Yugambeh Language Region on whose lands our offices sit. We recognise their continuing connection to this Country, its waters, and culture. We acknowledge that their sovereignty was never ceded. We pay our respects to Elders, past and present, and we especially honour First Nations women and the traditions they carry.
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