8 jQuery Plugins for Enhancing Typography

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Being able to improve and manipulate web typography has always been one of the biggest changes for web designers. But thanks to the ease of use and popularity of jQuery, developers are coming up with some clever ways to do just that. For this post we’ve gathered 8 useful jQuery plugins that allow you to do things to type that couldn’t be done before.

Arctext.js

Arctext.js is a jQuery plugin that let’s you do exactly that. Based on Lettering.js, it calculates the right rotation of each letter and distributes the letters equally across the imaginary arc of the given radius.

8 jQuery Plugins for Typography

Textualizer

Textualizer allow you to transition through blurbs of text.

8 jQuery Plugins for Typography

jqIsoText

Some content on our pages are more important than other and we want to made him eye catching. There are lot of techniques to achieve that. One of them is jqIsoText.

8 jQuery Plugins for Typography

BigText

BigText makes text big.

8 jQuery Plugins for Typography

jQuery Text Resizer

The Text Resizer plugin attempts to solve one problem: that of resizing text on demand by the user.

8 jQuery Plugins for Typography

slabText

A jQuery plugin for producing big, bold & responsive headlines.

8 jQuery Plugins for Typography

FitText

FitText makes font-sizes flexible. Use this plugin on your fluid or responsive layout to achieve scalable headlines that fill the width of a parent element.

8 jQuery Plugins for Typography

Lettering.js

A jQuery plugin for radical web typography.

8 jQuery Plugins for Typography

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.

3 Comments

  1. Mike DeLeon
    June 14, 2012

    I’m currently taking advantage of fitText & slabText on a website I’m developing. They’re great tools to be able to design the page while still making text searchable. The less images the better!

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  2. Dev Digital
    June 15, 2012

    Excellent, very useful post. I was searching for such jquery strings and while searching landed this post. Thanks for sharing.

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  3. HGR Design
    June 15, 2012

    Wow! I love these effects in the text. The bigText plugin is very good. Greetings from Spain, I love your site.

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