Tag Archives: font stack

Some Cranky WordPress Plugins

It looks like I may carve out a niche for cranky Word­Press plu­g­ins. This could either be seen as a per­son­al­ity flaw or as a per­fect fit within open-source cul­ture. In either case, Word­Press makes it easy for irri­ta­ble peo­ple to release plu­g­ins to change what they don’t like about it. I’ve done so twice […]

FontFriend 2.2 Update

This is a two-fold small update to Font­Friend, the typo­graph­i­cally obsessed web designer’s best friend. A request came in over Twit­ter for inline styles in the Font Fam­ily sec­tion. Good idea, and it’s now in there. It’s also a small update because Font­Friend is even smaller — I’m now mini­fy­ing it (using YUI Com­pres­sor), which brings […]

Subsetted Fallback Fonts

I recently launched thatwasnotok.com, a humourous take on how to han­dle social un-graces. One of the fun parts of design­ing and build­ing the site was the free­dom to work with a font like Chunk with­out resort­ing to embed­ding it in images or using sIFR or Cufon. I showed it to Tim Brown from Nice Web […]