font replacement

WP Google Fonts Plugin

I had the pleasure of getting involved with the development of the excellent WP Google Fonts plugin by Adrian Hanft starting with version 3.0. Adrian reached out to see if I'd be interested in helping take WP Google Fonts to the next level by integrating it with the Google Webfonts API. Prior to v3.0, the plugin used a list of fonts meticulously and manually updated by Adrian. Since the plugin's conception, the Google Fonts foundry came alive with new fonts being added at an ever increasing … [Read more...]

Website Font Replacement Options Comparison

The Website Typography Battle It turns out there is a battle raging on the best way to display fonts on websites. Most website owners today can choose from about 10 fonts. A lot of work has been done in the past decade to give website designers, developers, and branding folks a way to display any font they want. There is still no clear winner, but we're getting closer. If you're looking to go beyond the basic web fonts, here are the options I'm aware of today (condensed version): 1. sIFR Is … [Read more...]