[Sentence reading plugin] Plugin "Ondoku" that automatically reads WordPress articles
June 29, 2021
Hello, this is Ondoku.
There are various WordPress plugins.
Introducing this time is a sentence reading plug-in that converts the article you wrote into voice and reads it aloud.
Simply activate the plugin after installation and place a play button on the article you want to read.
The player appears on the blog page and anyone can listen to it.
We will introduce how to install and use the text-to-speech plug-in , which is convenient and interesting.
How to install the text-to-speech plug-in [Ondoku]
Follow the procedure below to install and activate the plug-in.
- Free membership registration and login to Ondoku
- Download the plugin from the Ondoku settings page
- Upload the downloaded file to the additional page with the WordPress plugin
- Added access token for Ondoku settings page to WordPress plugin settings
- Post / edit articles
1. 1. Free membership registration and login to Ondoku
- Own email address
- Desired password
When you press the free registration button, an email will be sent from Ondoku to your email address.
You will receive an activation URL in the email.
Membership registration is completed by clicking the URL in this email.
2. 2. Download the plugin from the Ondoku settings page
You can download the WordPress plugin from the Ondoku settings page.
- Settings → WordPress Plugin
- Download the plugin from here
Click to download the WordPress plugin.
Click the download button in the upper right to start the download.
3. 3. Upload the downloaded file to the additional page with the WordPress plugin
Go to the WordPress admin screen where you want to install this plugin.
Click Plugin from the menu bar on the left
Click "Add New" in the upper left
Click Upload Plugin
Upload the file you downloaded earlier
* Upload the file as a zip file.
Click Install Now
Click Activate Plugin
4. Added access token for Ondoku settings page to WordPress plugin settings
Finally, set the plug-in.
You need to enter the access token on the WordPress plugin.
This is a copy and paste of the access token on the Ondoku settings page.
Set the type and speed of the voice to be read aloud
Click here for a sample of Japanese audio.
Save when the settings are complete.
5. Post / edit articles
When you post an article with the plugin enabled, the text is automatically read aloud internally and the player appears at the beginning of the blog.
If you edit → publish the past article, the player will be displayed.
Precautions when using the Ondoku plugin
Ondoku can read up to 5000 characters a month for free.
However, if you want to read more than that, you need to subscribe to a paid plan (200,000 characters / 980 yen and up).
If the number of characters that can be read out while using the plugin is exhausted, it will not be read out on the blog.
The error voice "The number of characters that can be read aloud has been exceeded" is displayed as a player.
Please be careful about the upper limit of the number of characters when using it.
Recently, the content you listen to has become popular, hasn't it? There is also a demand for blogs to be listened to rather than read visually.
Adding a player to the blog to read the content of the article may lead to the acquisition of new fans!
Please try Ondoku, a voice reading plug-in.
"Ondoku" is a Text-to-Speech service that anyone can use for free without installation.