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Speakpress is a wordpress plugin using SpeakR, a Flash Control enabling easy to use TTS functions to any website.
Therfore, SpeakR queries a Webservice that synthesizes text to high quality spoken audio streams.

To check out SpeakR, explore
TO BE CLEAR: Speakpress offers a simple way to install and configure SpeakR files to any wordpress blog.
We also offer a standalone SpeakR installation. We ship the SpeakR manual (german only right now) with Speakpress
(have a look at the “doc_de” folder).

You need to register at in order to run this plugin properly. We need this step
to activate your blog domain in our webservice. The SpeakR service is free by default and will remain free until you reach a certain PI
number with your blog. We will inform you if your blog exceed our “free” criterias.


  1. Uncompress the zip file and upload the folder ‘speakr’ to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Active the widget under the ‘Themes’ -> ‘Widget’ menu or put in your template file
  4. Configure Speakpress under ‘Settings’ -> ‘SpeakR’
  5. Don’t forget to register at or send a mail with your domain-name to


How to use?

Install Speakrpress as described. Enable the widget or use the build-in editor in WordPress.
Finally, request a free SpeakR account at or request one via mail (

Why register?

We need to know your domain-name to set up a proper SpeakR account. Without this activation, neighter Speakpress nor SpeakR will work.

Contributors & Developers

“SpeakR” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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Interested in development?

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  • Initial release with SpeakR version 0.7.3