Plenty of people are getting used to the idea of their smart devices responding to their voice commands. Adding voice search and messaging to your website can make it more user-friendly too. These 15+ voice plugins for WordPress can help with that:
Adding Voice Function to WordPress
Contacter: a voice message plugin for WordPress that lets you get voice feedback from your visitors. It is powered by Google’s speech-to-text API. It has a floating button and shortcode option.
Speaker: a page to speech WordPress plugin that lets your visitors listen to your content. It is based on the Google Cloud platform. It converts text into human-like speech in more than 190 voices across over 35 languages. It supports SSML syntax.
Virtual Assistant: a neat plugin that lets you build your own Google Now, Siri, or Cortana. It supports unlimited voice commands, including read, go to link, scroll, and add-to-cart.
Voizy: a voice-enabled contact form for WordPress. It comes with a Gutenberg block that you can set up easily.
Amazon Polly: AWS for WordPress creates audio version of your posts. It uses realistic computer voice to translate your posts and turn your posts into podcasts.
Trinity Audio: another plugin that turns your posts into lifelike speech. It lets you choose from dozens of voices from Amazon Polly across various languages. You can add a player to all your posts, choose a default gender, and customize player position.
Voicer: another text to speech plugin that turns text into human-like speech. It has 200+ voices across 30+ languages and variants. It works well with WooCommerce.
ResponsiveVoice: a HTML5 text-to-speech plugin that adds voice features to your website. It plays your posts with the tap of a button. It supports over 50 languages and 160+ voices.
SiteSpeaker: a TTS plugin that adds a “listen to this article” button to your pages to make life easier for your visitors who simply don’t have time to read your posts.
Voxpow: a machine learning powered speech tool for your website. It can recognize more than 100 languages. Lets you add custom commands to your site.
Spoken: another text-to-speech WordPress plugin with playback controls for your site. It has read-along highlighting, customizable rate/pitch/voice, and other convenient features. It is based on the speechSynthesis browser API.
Voice Comments & Reviews: a handy plugin that allows your readers to voice their opinion with audio comments.
Joy of Text: lets you send SMS and text-to-voice messages to a group or to individuals. It needs a Twilio account to work.
Audio Story Images: an interesting plugin that lets you link images to an audio file. Makes it easier to add commentary to images or simply play music on-demand.
Universal Voice Search: a voice search WordPress plugin that allows your readers to dictate their search instead of typing it.
Voice Assistant Dialog Navigation: this plugin makes WordPress voice friendly. It allows your visitors to ask questions and use their voice to navigate your site. It is based on the speak2web API service. It also voice activates your search box.
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