Hover Bovver

  Just made a change to the way that links behave when you hover over them. Long-time users will know that, by default, Textise previously displayed an underline on links when you hovered over them in the text-only output. In the interests of improved accessibilty,...

Can you hear me, Mother?

We're trialling ReadSpeaker's funky text-to-voice technology on Textised pages where the main content can be identified, like the BBC News Page.Why not give it a go and let us know what you think?[polldaddy...

Case Study: Web to WAV

  April, from Green Bay, Wisconsin, uses Textise to help her read newsletter articles without getting a migraine. Here's her story... "I started getting migraine headaches a few years ago from reading so I had to give up 99% of my book reading. I really love to read...

How to use Textise

  There are various methods you can use to easily access Textise, either from the home page or by using browser short-cuts. Here are your options... From the Home Page This is the way Textise started out and it's still a useful way of using the tool. Just navigate to...

Textise 3.0

  I'm pleased to say that I've now published a new version of Textise. Let's call it version 3.0. This version sports a brand new hairstyle and an enquiring mind. Seek And Ye Shall Find First up, you now have the option of displaying a search box on some sites. This...

And your host for tonight is…!

  This weekend (Saturday 23/11/2013) I intend moving Textise to the new hosting on HostingUK. There's absolutely no way this can go wrong, of course, but I thought I ought to warn you anyway... You'll know when Textise is running on the new servers if you...

Tips ‘n’ Tricks #2

  A few more ways to make your text only output look funky/clear/interesting... Easy on the eye Black Tahoma font, 18pt, on a silver background. Like Sunday morning. Exercise book Proper old skool, this one. It uses the "Lined paper" background texture...

Tips ‘n’ Tricks #1

  Textise is a lot more configurable than people often realise. Using the Options page, you can choose how you'd like you text only output to look, from font colour to the way that links are formatted. The Options page can accessed from the Textise home...

One Direction

  Just made a long-needed change to Textise. I noticed a little while ago that sanantonio.gov pages had stopped reporting SSL errors and were now complaining about "too many redirects". I was pretty sure that the web service had code to deal with this but guess what?...

Subscriptions

  I've been making some changes to the way that Textise manages subscribers. Subscriptions are available to web masters who want to use Textise to power Text Only/Accessibility links on their pages. The rules for subscriptions are pretty simple, as laid...