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Roast my new project ๐Ÿ‘‰ Reader Mode

Just getting ready to launch my next new project https://readermode.io ๐Ÿ‘‰ Distraction-free Reader Mode with supports for dyslexics.

It'a a browser extension that removes clutters and ads from any articles and let you read in a clean, distraction-free โ€œReader Modeโ€.

Feel free to roast the landing page or the extension itself as an idea/a product. I mostly worried about the copywriting, grammars, slogans and itโ€™s sales pitch, and wondering what others might thing about these.

Thank you! ๐Ÿค—

Hey Ryzal, this looks great! I'm OCD when it comes to my reading tools (sometimes I'll even copy-and-paste an ugly article into a text editor and then save it as a PDF just so it's more readable ๐Ÿ˜‚) and this looks like a great solution to that. Here's my feedback:

The main thing is that I'd love to have access to a live demo. For instance, you could create a standalone blog post and let people test it out for themselves. I just got this set up for my own Chrome extension and would be happy to share how โ€“ let me know if you want help! It's a lot easier than I assumed.

There are a few typos:

  • "Choose what you want to display on the reader by simple {simply} toggling them on or off"
  • "Remove any unwwanted {unwanted} texts, images and others by just clicking on them while you are in the deletion mode"
  • "Translate any text to any language with the Google Translate tool. Just select any texts {then} click translate, it's that easy!"
  • "Comes with word by word underlining so you can follow along of what's currently being spoken. Choose your favourite voice and configure the rate, picth {pitch} and volume"

This isn't part of the roast, but reddit.com/r/Dyslexia might be a good place to market this. One of their rules is "No unapproved commercial or self promoting adverts", but I feel like you could probably run this past the mods beforehand and get approved since you're (1) an indie dev, and (2) dyslexic support is literally in your tagline. They have about 7,000 members.

Other than that, I just want to compliment the design of the actual product. It's really pretty, and I love that you kept it simple! Good luck!

Hey Mark, thanks for checking it out and for your detailed feedback! Appreciate it a lot ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿค— And oh thatโ€™s very uderstandable! Reader Mode can definitely help you with this man, no need to copy-and-paste into editor anymore! Hehe

And yeah sure thing! I did think about that and have actually tried to put the demo, but somehow something is not working and I just gave up hahahah. So itโ€™ll be really helpful if you could show me how did you do that :D

Also I appreciate it very much that you pointing out all those typos! Because those are what I worry the most and thanks for letting me know this. I will fix them ASAP! Hee :))

About the โ€œreddit.com/r/Dyslexiaโ€, I have checked it out and yes it seems I perhaps need to run this past the mods first. Will look into this further.

And yeah, thank you very much for taking your time on checking out my product and give a very good constructive feedback! I just checked out your product as well and it seems so cool!! Thanks a lot man and good luck to you too! ๐Ÿค—

No problem Ryzal! What tech stack are you using for Reader Mode?

Just plain html, css and jquery hahah xD

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