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Community Wishlist Survey 2019/Reading/Accessibility settings for everyone

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Accessibility settings for everyone

  • Problem: We should offer a satisfying user-interface experience to as many people as possible. Anything accessibility & usability, that is purely reading-related could be moved to a simple site-style menu, and thereby become available to logged-out users, too.
    We have been striving for a one-size-fits-all interface. In contrast this solution offers users with very common disabilities and impairments, which we know the current interface doesn't offer best experience, an easy way to adapt the interface to their needs and to serve them the best we could. We’re talking about flexibility in changing basic settings like (any of):
    • font size & styling,
    • day/night modes,
    • photophobia,
    • grayscale,
    • fixed/full width layouts for widescreen options,
  • Who would benefit: For all readers including not-logged-in ones. (Note: Technical limitation to support it for every user is, that it has to be implemented client-side in JavaScript to avoid cache fragmentation.)
Napkin sketch concept - more details at phab:M17.