Customizing colors of text, backgrounds, and images can make it easier for users with low vision or colorblindness to read and understand a web page.
Discussion by Disabilities
- Customizing colors of text, backgrounds, and images can make it easier for users with low vision or colorblindness to read and understand a web page.
Please note that these products are not necessarily endorsed by RtF, but represent the range of available options.
Open Source and free
These products are free and their source code may be modified with few restrictions.
- AccessiBar Extension – Mozdev, Edan Kemelman
- Amaya – W3C
- ATbar – ATbar, University of Southampton
- CLC Star – CLC (Charles Chen)
- Firefox Accessibility Extension – Illinois Center for IT Accessibility
- Web Access Gateway – U.of Cambridge, Silas Brown
Free, not necessarily open source
These products are free to use, but may have strict restrictions on viewing and modifying source code.
Related Research and Papers
- Dyslexia, eLearning and eSkills, (Pgs 84-90) ‘Supporting Dyslexic Adults in Higher Education’ – University of Southampton – Draffan, E.A. (2012)
- Southampton Accessibility Tools presented at 8th International Cross-Disciplinary Conference on Web Accessibility – University of Southampton – Wald, M., Draffan, E.A., Skuse, S., Newman, R. and Phethean, C. (2011)
Contributions & Discussion
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