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Typominima - WordPress theme. WhatTheFont! Cufón - fonts for the people. UPDATE Oct 24: We have released version 1.09i, which is the same as 1.09 but IE9-compatible. 1.10 is on its way as well.

cufón - fonts for the people

Keep in mind that you do not need to convert your font files again, just replace your old cufon-yui.js with a new one and you're good to go. As it currently stands, version 1.09 does not work in IE9 beta which was just released. Just in case it doesn't work in the final version either, we've implemented a fix in the latest development version. There will be a new release some time in the near future. Meanwhile, there are also a few ways to fix your site without having to update your cufon-yui.js. You might also want to take this opportunity to try Typekit, a hosted, @font-face-based alternative.

On Windows, you may first have to copy the font file out of the Fonts folder and paste it elsewhere in order to be able to select it. Currently only TrueType (TTF), OpenType (OTF), Printer Font Binary (PFB) and PostScript fonts are supported. The Easiest Way to Use Any Font You Wish. CSS 3 is on the horizon, and we're all getting excited.

The Easiest Way to Use Any Font You Wish

Thanks to the latest browser updates, developers can begin working with time-saving new properties - such as @font-face. Unfortunately, the availability of these features is limited to a tiny fraction of our overall userbase. At least for the next year or so, we'll need to continue utilizing the Flash and Javascript alternatives when embedding fonts. Luckily, a new contender, Cufón, has made the process unbelievably simple. What makes it different? Pros Lightning fast! Cons. Online Font Converter.

Rendering text with Javascript. Font replacement to images when necessary. Looking for FLIR (Facelift Image Replacement)?

Font replacement to images when necessary

You’re in the right place. I created the web font polyfill known as FLIR to be an alternative to sIFR, however, it is no longer needed and is effectively dead. Good riddance!! :) Since the days of FLIR, web fonts have come a long, long… long! If you’re still using FLIR — dump it now for one of the many great alternatives! If you’d like to learn more about my footnote in internet history, please take a look at’s snapshot of the Facelift page. Also, if you want the actual FLIR code for some reason, email me at, and I can probably track down a copy. OTF Harmonizer 1.1 Free. Open Type fonts are a wonderful thing.

OTF Harmonizer 1.1 Free

The same font file that works cross-platform and looks the same in both Windows and MacOS. But OpenType has a subtle and rarely noticed "defect": the nomenclature for the font's family and style can differ between the two platforms. What Windows would call "Roman", MacOS would call "Normal". Not usually a problem unless you or the cross-platform Java application you are using expects the exact same names in all instances. OTF Harmonizer fixes this mismatch so that both family and style names are the same for both platforms. Contraste couleur [ Colour Check.

Checkpoint 2.2 of the WAI guidelines requires that colour combinations created between foreground and background colours provide sufficient contrast when viewed by someone with colour deficits or when viewed on a black and white screen.

Contraste couleur [ Colour Check

Our online Colour Check determines the colour difference and contrast between any two colours. You can check your own colour combination by specifying the hexidecimal values of a foreground and a background colour below. For example use #FF0000 for red, or #000000 for black. This is a new tool and therefore remains a work in progress. We'd appreciate your comments, good or bad. Send page to a friend. WP Google Fonts. Google's free font directory is one of the most exciting developments in web typography in a very long time.

WP Google Fonts

The amazing rise of this new font resource has made this plugin the most popular font plugin on WordPress and it shows no signs of stopping. While font plugin solutions like have helped bring rich typography to WordPress themes, the selection of fonts easily available to the average blogger have been limited. The WP Google Font plugin makes it even easier to use Google's free service to add high quality fonts to your WordPress powered site. Not only does this plugin add the necessary Google code, but it also gives you the ability to assign the Google fonts to specific CSS elements of your website from within the WordPress admin. Or if you would rather, you can target the Google fonts from your own theme's stylesheet. Right now, the Google Directory has hundreds of great fonts, and the selection is steadily growing.