Accessibility Options in Web Browsers

Sometimes you need help seeing the screen, hearing sound, using the keyboard and mouse, and/or reading and spelling. These resources can assist you with finding ways to best utilize built-in accessibility features.

Web Browsers

Check out these resources for accessibility and/or ease of use assistance in common web browsers:

Firefox – Reader View

Reader View offers great personalization for many web pages. It also helps minimize distractions online and provides a nicer format if you print a web page. If the web page has Reader View enabled, it will have a book icon in the browser bar.

Reader View Icon

Activate Reader View, by clicking on the icon. The gray icon will turn orange.

Use the toolbar to adjust:

  • font (Sans-serif or Serif)
  • font size
  • line length
  • leading (space between lines)
  • colors (light, dark or sepia background)

Reader View Toolbar with visual options expanded


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