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GSpeech

GSpeech is a text to speech solution which uses Google power and allows to listen any selected text on your site!

Average Rating
3.4 out of 5 stars
No longer working
By , for WP 4.4.1

No longer working with WP 4.4.1. Support is minimum at best. I do not recommend this plugin.

Broken. Author has abandoned.
By ,

Gspeech worked well for a while, so we purchased the PRO version for $79. Soon after it stopped working. Tried all troubleshooting, updating and then requested support. Nothing. CreativeSolutions needs to start refunding or bracing for class action suit.

Very Nice Plugin
By , for WP 4.3

I install the plugin and very happy with the result. Its very easy install and use.

Useful, Innovative & Fantastic!
By , for WP 4.2.2

I absolutely love this Plugin and all that it has to offer. It's useful, cool and creative all at the same time and that's something that's hard to achieve, in my book. As a geek, this is something that I cannot imagine living without, but I also know that it's definitely useful for readers who are elderly and have vision problems -- it can definitely be utilized in many different ways.

Poor, poor, sorry very poor.
By , for WP 4.1.1

We wanted to add speech on to our website as we know that people have problems reading text. We looked at this plugin, but we have had some questions and problems and when you ask for help, nothing.

It is a real shame as on one site we do have it working (Just)

http://www.fawleyonline.org.uk

Kind regards
John

It works fine except a few glitches.
By , for WP 4.3

The plugin is working perfectly after the latest release. I am using the Pro and it's very good. Only some compatibility issues with my theme and the author must improve the plugin support. Thank you!

Works but not keyboard accessible
By , for WP 4.0

Because I was skeptical, I tried this plugin on Chrome, Firefox and Safari (on a mac). Also tried it using WordPress 4.0 on a custom theme I was working on as well as TwentyThirteen. So far it appears to work as advertised. Can't complain. It's a pretty nifty feature.

If you're using the plugin for accessibility, however, the GSpeech icon to read the text when you're using the {gspeech} code isn't highlighted via keyboard. So if I'm tabbing my way through the site, and I've manually put the speaker icon after text that I want read out loud, it skips over it (tested in TwentyThirteen).

If a user doesn't have a mouse or can't use a traditional mouse to highlight text and is using somewhat of a tabbing system to go through the site, then GSpeech will not be available to them. Hope this gets fixed if this is going to continue using the accessibility tag.

So it works. Just not totally accessible.

Works great :)
By , for WP 3.9.1

I've been testing several TTS plugins and by far this one is the best.

It has more features and options, works straight away, and the streaming voice is free.

I only found one other that actually works, and the developers of that one are dodgy about what it will cost once you are done with their free trial period. You have to email them for a custom quote. That means a pretty high number I'm sure.

I like the way you can highlight a certain part and play just that.

My Creature
By Plugin Author, for WP 3.9.1

I wrote this plugin, and of course love it.
Definitely, this is a most creative plugin among WordPress Plugins.
It makes your site more attractive and accessible to the world!

Please use GSpeech Forum for any kind of support requests.
Use it and be happy.

Cheers!

GSpeech 1.03 work on WP3.8.1
By ,

I make my website eyes-catching, GSpeech make my website ears-pleasant.

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