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Change language feature – presentation

The change language feature provides a way for web authors to choose the correct language of a page or paragraph, so that it can be read out aloud using the right pronunciation. The feature is important to users of assistive technology reading content out aloud, for example users with reading and writing impairments and visually impaired users.

As there is currently no standardised way to show this functionality in the editor, the project is not recommending a specific implementation, but rather showing different options tested with a large number of web authors.

Video documentation

Technical specification

Technical specification for the feature: Change language, PDF (318 kb), opens in new window

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Funded by the European Commission

We4Authors Cluster has received funding from the European Commission’s Work Programme 2019 for Pilot Projects and Preparatory Actions in the field of Communications Networks, Content and Technology.