Wordle, the word game that is conquering mobile phones around the world, has a peculiar way of sharing your scores. Taking advantage of the color codes of its regulations, we can represent our game using the emojis of colored squares. It’s a good way to do it, but you only recognize it if you know how to play.
That is why Federico Viticci, head of MacStories, has created a Siri shortcut to add extra information to that result. It is completely free like Wordle itself (remember that it is a website and not a native app), and you can easily use it on your iPhone.
Adding accessibility to Wordle scores
Wordle allows you to share the results of your games in this way:
Wordle 208 3/6
That makes more than one not know what you are sharing. To sample one of the game’s memes:
— Chrishanel.psd (@ChrisHanel) January 10, 2022
Viticci’s shortcut a hole is made in the Share panel of iOS, so that when you press the button on the Wordle website you have direct access to it. As soon as you press it, you will receive a notification indicating that the results of the game have been copied with an additional text, which if we take the previous example would have the following look:
Wordle 208 3/6
⬛🟨🟨⬛⬛ (2 partial)
🟩⬛⬛⬛🟨 (1 partial, 1 perfect)
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 (Wordle done on Line 3)
The shortcut only works with the original English version of Wordle and add the text in that language. But the advantage is that it is easier to understand what you share, especially for those who need accessibility tools such as VoiceOver to be able to read the results. You can download the shortcut for free from MacStories (the link to the shortcut is at the end of the article).