How to add the ReachDeck Toolbar to your site
A quick recap
The ReachDeck Toolbar adds speech, reading and translation support to your website. It gives your online visitors a choice in how they understand your content. Helping to reduce barriers between your digital content and your diverse online audiences.
Logging into the portal
To log in, simply, click on the button below to access the portal. Then, sign in using Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.
Heads up! Select the login option that uses the same email address that you used to register with us.
When you're in, select your contract. Then head to the Toolbar section of your dashboard. Click on your website URL you would like to add the Toolbar to. Once you’re there, you’ll see the four step process to ‘Tailor the Toolbar'.
4 steps to setting up and adding the Toolbar to your site
The ReachDeck Toolbar gives your visitors a choice in how they understand your digital content. So naturally, we want you to have a choice in how the Toolbar appears on your website.
Follow our simple step-by-step guide below to tailor your Toolbar. And you’ll have the code you need to add it to your website.
But first, check out our four tips to tailoring your Toolbar.
Step 4. Adding the Toolbar to your site
Once you've completed selecting all your options, click 'Save & Finish'.
You'll then be brought to the last section, and given your code. It’s the code you need to add the launchpad to your website.
To add the Toolbar to your site, follow the instructions given in the portal. If you don't have access to your Content Management System (CMS), pass the code over to the website owner in your organisation.
The ReachDeck Toolbar gives you a seamless tool for making the text content of your online materials accessible. It's indispensable for companies who care and 'get it'. We recommend it at every opportunity.
Before you leave the dashboard, did you know you can change how words are pronounced?
Before you leave the dashboard, click on ‘Toolbar’ again. You’ll see ‘Pronunciations’ underneath. Here you can change how text-to-speech says certain words. You can also choose to set acronyms to be read aloud in full.
Click the orange ‘Add’ button and a pop-up screen will appear. There, you can add your word and tell the Toolbar how you’d like it to be spoken.
Top tip: Ask us about reports
We can tell you how many of your site visitors are using the Toolbar. And what features they’re using most. Ask us and we’ll be happy to give you a report.
Tell your visitors about your new website addition
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