10 Super Useful jQuery Plugins for Better Typography

By / Apr 30, 2014 / Freebies
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No one ever said that web typography is easy, but it has gotten easier in recent years with the wide spread adoption of web fonts, the introduction of helpful typography tools, and as we see in this post, super useful jQuery plugins.

For this post, we’ve gathered 10 jQuery plugins that will help do things like create fluid text, responsive headlines, cool text animations, and a lot more.

Squishy

Squishy is a jQuery plugin that automatically resizes text to exactly fit the container with no extra work on your part.

10 Super Useful Typography jQuery Plugins

slabText

A jQuery plugin for creating big, bold and responsive headlines.

10 Super Useful Typography jQuery Plugins

Textillate

A simple plugin for CSS3 text animations.

10 Super Useful Typography jQuery Plugins

FlowType.JS

Web typography at its finest: font-size and line-height based on element width.

10 Super Useful Typography jQuery Plugins

Hatchshow

A jQuery typesetting plugin for balancing measures.

10 Super Useful Typography jQuery Plugins

Bacon

Bacon is a jQuery plugin that allows you to wrap text around a bezier curve or a line.

10 Super Useful Typography jQuery Plugins

CircleType.js

Circletype.js is a tiny (2.7kb) jQuery plugin that lets you set type on a circle.

10 Super Useful Typography jQuery Plugins

jQSlickWrap

jQSlickWrap is a plugin for jQuery which enables you to easily and accurately wrap your text around the content of floated images.

10 Super Useful Typography jQuery Plugins

TypeButter

TypeButter allows you to set optical kerning for any font on your website. If you’re longing for beautifully laid out text that today’s browsers just don’t provide, this is the plugin for you!

10 Super Useful Typography jQuery Plugins

Responsive Text

A jQuery plugin to set font sizes responsively based on its’ container width. Use jQuery responsiveText to have scalable headlines, build responsive tables and more!

10 Super Useful Typography jQuery Plugins

About the Author

Henry Jones is a web developer, designer, and entrepreneur with over 14 years of experience. He is the founder of WDL and ThemeTrust.

1 Comment

  1. Website Creation melbourne
    May 1, 2014

    Thanks for sharing these plug-in of typography. This looks great that there are different plug-in to make typography better. It looks like there might be many more applications although not all good but there might be some and I’ll be glad to know about all kind of applications that are used in typography.

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