free Joomla! 3 UX
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The plugin contains the same features as in version 4, however we put an extra, trigger class feature in it.
- increase-decrease text size
- invert colors
- gray hues
- underline links
- big cursor
- reading guide
- text to speech
- speech to text
- language strings can be overrided for multilingual pages
- Trigger class can be added, so other than the accessibility icon can also trigger the plugin
Download for J3
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01 Download the Accessibility plugin.
02 On the administrator page go to the Extensions Manage menu ➙ Install ➙ Upload Package File, then drag and drop the file into the appointed part.
03 Now you are able to reach the plugin: go to Extensions ➙ Plugins ➙ J3accessibility and configure it.
- You have to enable the status to make the plugin work.
- Site section
- You can select where you would like to display the plugin: on the Frontend, Backend or Both.
- Trigger class
- If you leave it blank, the default icon will appear on the frontend (bottom right corner). However you can type here a css class and then place the opening action to any element. In this case the panel will be activated when you click on that specific element.
It is recommended to use an anchor link like #accessibility or a FontAwesome icon and select it's class.
- Accessibility options
- You can select as many accessibility options as you wish. You can tick the following options:
- increase-decrease text size
- invert colors
- gray hues
- underline links
- big cursor
- reading guide
- text to speech
- speech to text
- language strings can be overrided for multilingual pages
Unfortunately it is not possible to change the wheelchair icon, as the plugin uses your operating system's ASCI accessibility charachter by default. However you can assign the panel opening to any HTML element which has a class.
You can hide the default ♿ icon by adding a CSS class to the "Trigger class" field. Afterwards you just have to place this CSS class on the element that will activate the panel.
Check our tutorial video about it.
If you can not do it by yourself, we are happy to support you, so do not hesitate to contact us!
You can add a new language file by copying and modifying the language files in the language folder (in the package: /plugins/language/).
Also you can override the strings with the Joomla language override function. Extensions ➙ Language(s) ➙ Overrides
If you made a transalation send it to us we might build a new installer with the new language.
If you want to override the langiage stings, these are the ones which are visible in the frontend:
PLG_SYSTEM_J3ACCESSIBILITY_STT="Speech to Text" PLG_SYSTEM_J3ACCESSIBILITY_TTS="Text to Speech" PLG_SYSTEM_J3ACCESSIBILITY_UNDERLINE="Underline Links" PLG_SYSTEM_J3ACCESSIBILITY_CLOSE="Close" PLG_SYSTEM_J3ACCESSIBILITY_CURSOR="Big Cursor" PLG_SYSTEM_J3ACCESSIBILITY_DECREASE_SPACING="Decrease Text Spacing" PLG_SYSTEM_J3ACCESSIBILITY_DECREASE_TEXT="Decrease Text Size" PLG_SYSTEM_J3ACCESSIBILITY_GREY="Grey Hues" PLG_SYSTEM_J3ACCESSIBILITY_INCREASE_SPACING="Increase Text Spacing" PLG_SYSTEM_J3ACCESSIBILITY_INCREASE_TEXT="Increase Text Size" PLG_SYSTEM_J3ACCESSIBILITY_INVERT_COLORS="Invert Colours" PLG_SYSTEM_J3ACCESSIBILITY_MENU_TITLE="Accessibility Options" PLG_SYSTEM_J3ACCESSIBILITY_READING="Reading Guide" PLG_SYSTEM_J3ACCESSIBILITY_RESET="Reset"