What is Spoken CTRL navigation?

Spoken CTRL navigation is an accessibility features that enables text-to-speech for paragraph-to-paragraph navigation. Users can move down a paragraph by pressing CTRL-DOWN, or up a paragraph by pressing CTRL-UP, and the contents of the selected paragraph will be spoken.

Why is it useful?

CTRL navigation, the act of moving through a webpage by pressing the CTRL-UP/DOWN combinations, is (in conjunction with Tab navigation) required in almost every accessibility certification process, because it makes navigation so much easier for users with fine motor control fine motor control difficulties.

Spoken CTRL navigation adds an additional layer of accessibility, so that users can listen to the paragraph they’re currently at, without having to perform more complex actions like selecting the text they want spoken.

How do I turn on Spoken CTRL navigation?

You can turn on Spoken CTRL navigation from your ResponsiveVoice Agent dashboard. The setting is in the Page Voice Features section.


Make sure the feature is turned on by checking “Speak paragraphs using CTRL-UP and CTRL-DOWN keys”, save, and reload your webpage.

Awesome! Where can I try this?

The Exit intent message is available for ResponsiveVoice Agent Pro. You can try the full-featured ResponsiveVoice Agent here!

I still have questions!

No problem, ResponsiveVoice Support is there to answer those questions! You can reach Support from the Contact page.

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