Top 12 Free Typography Plugins for WordPress

Typography is just as important to your website design as the images, layout, or any other element. WordPress has pretty decent typography features in the core installation. Luckily adding some cool text or even text effects is simple if you are using the WordPress platform even when you can’t read or write code. In this article we’ve compiled a list of free WordPress typography plugins for your WordPress blogs. With the help of these goodies you can adjust your blog/website typography making it more eye-friendly.

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1. 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
WP Google Fonts

2. Initial Letter

Initial Letter is a plugin that adds style options so you can change the size, color, and font of the first letter of each paragraph within a post.

Initial Letter
Initial Letter

3. Typecase Web Fonts

Typecase is a web font management plugin that allows you to browse, search, and embed over 500 fonts from Google Web Fonts.

Typecase Web Fonts
Typecase Web Fonts

4. Captain Typekit

You can easily include Typekit’s embed code with this handy plugin. Just install, enter your Typekit Kit ID and Captain Typekit will take care of the rest.

Captain Typekit
Captain Typekit

5. Google Web Fonts for WordPress

Google Web Fonts for WordPress is a plugin that makes it easy to import fonts for use in theme stylesheets.

Google Web Fonts for WordPress
Google Web Fonts for WordPress

6. Ultimate Google Fonts

With this Google fonts plugin you have more than awesome 90 open source fonts at your disposal! Choose and customize Google fonts directly from your WordPress admin panel!

Ultimate Google Fonts
Ultimate Google Fonts

7. AnyFont

AnyFont allows you to automatically set any custom TrueType or OpenType font absolutely anywhere you want on your WordPress site.

AnyFont
AnyFont

8. Line In Typography for WordPress

This plugin allows you to overlay a 12 or 16 column fluid grid to check your positioning when developing fluid or responsive sites.

Line In Typography for WordPress
Line In Typography for WordPress

9. HTML Editor Type

The HTML editor has not received a lot of love. The type is too small, especially when you see it in the new distraction-free writing mode.

HTML Editor Type
HTML Editor Type

10. WP-Cufon

This Plugin makes it totally easy to implement Cufon into your WordPress Blog. The only thing you have to do is converting your fontfiles and upload them into the plugins font directory.

WP-Cufon
WP-Cufon

11. Text Control

Take complete control of text formatting options on your blog: Formatting and encoding per post, globally on posts, and globally on comments.

Text Control
Text Control

12. PS Disable Auto Formatting

PS Disable Auto Formatting prevents WordPress from applying its own auto formatting functions to your posts and pages.

PS Disable Auto Formatting
PS Disable Auto Formatting

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