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Re: "Reader Available" feature is Safari - exclusive?


From: Paul J. Adam
Date: Oct 30, 2015 11:40AM

Readability is the one I used before Safari Reader came out. https://www.readability.com/apps

Anything that removes inaccessible, distracting content like ads is great for Accessibility. I'd also suggest you look into Adblock Extensions and iOS 9 Safari Content Blocker extensions to block ads which are never accessible anyway.

Paul J. Adam
Accessibility Evangelist

> On Oct 30, 2015, at 12:00 PM, Sailesh Panchang < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> When using Safari with iOS, I have for long been turning on the reader
> button placed before the address bar when a page loads and VoiceOver
> announces "reader available".
> Just helps me skip nav / ad content and get straight to the main content.
> I suppose this helps many users with / without disabilities. It also
> works on a Mac.
> https://developer.apple.com/library/safari/documentation/Tools/Conceptual/SafariExtensionGuide/WorkingWiththeReader/WorkingWiththeReader.html
> This is not available with other browsers / on other platforms, right?
> Thanks,
> Sailesh Panchang
> > > >