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Improved Web Typography in WordPress with WP-Typography

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Improved Web Typography in WordPress with WP-Typography

Have you ever wished that you can have rounded quotes, show elipses, your hyphens don’t get mixed up, well this is your lucky day because we are featuring a plugin called WP-Typography. This plugin is not required for everyone, it is just for those who care about minor details.


Features of this plugins are:

  • Hyphenation
  • Spacing control, including: gluing values to units, widow protection, and forced internal wrapping of long URLs & email addresses.
  • Intelligent character replacement, including smart handling of: quote marks ( “foo” ), dashes ( foo - bar ), ellipses ( … ), trademarks ( ™ ), math symbols ( 1024×768 ), fractions ( 12/23 ), and ordinal suffixes ( 3rd )
  • CSS hooks for styling: ampersands (class “amp”), acronyms (class “caps”), numbers (class “numbers”), initial single quotes (class “quo”), and initial double quotes & guillemets (class “dquo”).

While these are great features, this plugin has some specific requirements that you must have before you use this otherwise it might break your site.

  • the host server must run PHP 5 or later
  • text must be encoded UTF-​​8
  • all markup must be valid xHTML, specifically:
  • every ele­ment must be closed,
  • every attribute must have a value enclosed in quotes, and
  • tag names and attrib­utes must be lowercase.

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