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Hosted~FTP~ WCAG 2.0 Compliance

These WCAG documents explain how to make web content more accessible to people with disabilities specifically with web content including natural information such as text, images, and sounds or code or markup. The link below refers to a university of Wisconsin study for  Disability Services that illustrates how people with diverse issues be able to access the web, in particular with configuring the google chrome browser with extensions. Hosted~FTP~ has a web console interface for setup and configuration and interaction with a user account that can accommodate any browser and is fully mobile enabled. Hosted~FTP~ takes full advantage of the guidelines met by various browser technologies i.e. see below for Google Chrome

WCAG

References:

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 Overview

Google Chrome extensions for WCAG2.0

Accessibility Extensions for Google Chrome

Read&Write for Google Docs

  • Make any Google document accessible
  • Read&Write for Google Docs adds many of the popular support features of Read&Write GOLD to Google Docs documents including: Text To Speech with Dual Synchronized Highlighting, Highlighting, Talking Dictionary, Picture Dictionary, Vocabulary Tool and Study Skills tools to capture Google highlights

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Speak It 

  • The Speak It extension enables you to have the text on most web pages read to you. Simply highlight the text on the page you are reviewing then right-click to activate Speak It. Then click the play button to have the text read to you

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ChromeVox

  • The ChromeVox extension is a screen reader that enables visually impaired users to experience the power of web applications
  • Simple and powerful navigation that is easy to learn and quickly gets new users up to speed browsing the web

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Readability Redux/ Permanent Readability

  • Readability is a simple tool that makes reading on the Web easier and more enjoyable
  • Removes the clutter around what you’re reading

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Zoomy

  • The Zoomy extension overrides the default zoom (text and images) for all websites
  • Changes zoom level according to resolution & browser size
  • Default zoom can be set manually or automatic

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Keyboard Navigation

  • The Keyboard Navigation extension allows you to browse the web without using the mouse
  • Allows you to move the mouse while holding the right mouse button to trigger actions, such as page navigation or tab management

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Metalmouth Voice Browser

  • The Metalmouth extension provides navigation by voice commands
  • Includes tab navigation support, navigation by voice commands, web pages read out-loud, intuitive keyboard controls, interaction with page items, dynamic content support, video / audio support and rich off-screen model

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Google Dictionary

  • View definitions easily as you browse the web
  • Double-click any word to view its definition in a small pop-up bubble
  • Includes audio pronunciation

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