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Re: Hints for screen reader speech attributes


From: Jonathan Avila
Date: Apr 30, 2020 11:49AM

It would be better to use semantic markup and provide instructions to users on how to adjust their screen reader rather than force a user into a specific speech pattern.


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As a website developer, I'm interested in giving hints or suggestions to the user's screen reader on how to read certain text.

For example, I'd like the following italic to be read in a higher pitch:
The *quick* brown fox jumped over the *lazy* dog

Is there a way to do that in ARIA?

Ofer Bartal