Google Fonts API

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  • Creative Coding
    Using Google Fonts in Editor StylePreview google fonts editor style
    Being developers, we're used to looking at lines and lines of code in monospaced font and at the same time "seeing" what the page would look like in a browser. That said, it's easy for us to overlook the fact that there are quite a few non-developers out there. Editor style is a nifty feature that allows you to match look and feel of post content inside the TinyMCE editor to what's shown to site visitors. It is extremely easy to use, but if your theme has font options and especially if it uses Google Fonts, editor style needs a little bit of extra work to style text based on font options values.Read More…
  • Plugins
    Changing the Fonts of Your WordPress Site - Part 1: Using a PluginType
    WordPress continually proves itself time time and again that it has very few limitations, and is rapidly pushing itself to being, if not the best, but certainly the most versatile CMS available. Out of the box it is certainly not perfect, but you can change it however you want. In this tutorial, we will go over how to change the fonts of your theme using a plugin. You can use either Google Web Fonts our your own custom fonts.Read More…
  • HTML & CSS
    Quick Tip: Google Fonts API: You're Going to Love This200x200
    Google have made two huge announcements today. One of these concerns the Google Fonts API. Simply by linking to a particular font, stored on Google's servers (save on bandwidth + caching benefits), we now have access to a wide array of custom fonts. Quite literally, you can integrate these fonts into your project in about 20 seconds. It's as simple as that. Further, due to the operations being performed behind the scenes, these custom fonts will even be recognized back to Internet Explorer 6. I, for one, and am extremely excited about the possibilities, and the font catalog is surely to continue expanding over the coming years. Read More…