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A Brief History of Typography
Unless you’re a designer, you’ve probably never put much thought into typography. Merriam-Webster defines typography as “the style, arrangement, or appearance of printed letters on a page.” In layman’s terms, it’s how the letters (or fonts) used in printing are stylized. This video by Ben Barrett-Forrest covers the history of typography. Barrett-Forrest begins with Johannes Gutenberg, inventor […]Read the full article
WordPress Custom Taxonomies: An Introduction
So, we’ve already gone over the basics WordPress Custom Taxonomies. We also know taxonomies are powerful and convenient when used correctly. This time we’re going to dive into the code that actually makes them work – specifically, being able to display what you want as the title of your custom taxonomy page as opposed to the […]Read the full article
My First WordPress.org Theme
So I managed to develop my first and I managed to get 300 downloads in the first two days. I think one reason for this is that not many themes exist that cater specifically to photographers. I built it retina ready and because there aren’t any images in the actual theme itself, they’re all contained in the […]Read the full article
The Best Google Fonts for 2014
Launched in 2010, Google Fonts, formerly known as Google Web Fonts, is a free directory of many popular (and not-so-popular) fonts available to designers, programmers and more. Last year, we highlighted the best fonts for 2013. So, it’s only fitting that we take a look at 2014′s best Google Fonts: Playfair Display Playfair Display, a great […]Read the full article