‘fonts’ Videos

  • Kim Kachadoorian: Using Images and Fonts Legally on Your WP Site

    Kim Kachadoorian: Using Images and Fonts Legally on Your WP Site

    WordCamp Detroit 2018Speaker: Kim Kachadoorian

    April 3, 2019 — Many people assume incorrectly that any font or image they buy can be used on their WordPress site. However this assumption could end up costing you a lot of money. Learn the ins and outs of what you can and cannot do and how to protect yourself.

  • Ana Cirujano: ¿Roboto, Comic Sans, Helvetica? ¿De verdad es importante elegir la tipografía para...

    Ana Cirujano: ¿Roboto, Comic Sans, Helvetica? ¿De verdad es importante elegir la tipografía para…

    WordCamp Irun 2018Speaker: Ana Cirujano

    June 3, 2018 — La elección de la tipografía es una de las decisiones más importantes que se toman a la hora de diseñar un sitio web.

    El tipo de letra que elijamos va a definir el carácter de nuestra web.

    La tipografía es el tono, la voz y dota al texto de un sentido más allá del significado de las palabras escritas.

    Aprenderemos en qué debemos fijarnos para saber si una tipografía es adecuada y cómo debemos combinar tipografías para conseguir comunicar exactamente lo que pretendemos.

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  • Dmitry Mayorov: 7 Typography Rules I wish I Knew Before Designing a Theme

    Dmitry Mayorov: 7 Typography Rules I wish I Knew Before Designing a Theme

    WordCamp US 2015Speaker: Dmitry Mayorov

    December 14, 2015 — Typography is a foundation of design. It can make or break your website. My aim with this talk is to point out some really basic, timeless typography rules that can help beginners to avoid classic mistakes and create better themes.
    The talk will be useful not only for web designers but also for WordPress users because they will get a list of things to check typography-wise when choosing a new theme for their next project.

  • Jennifer Ecker: Typography, Web Fonts, and Your Site

    Jennifer Ecker: Typography, Web Fonts, and Your Site

    WordCamp Montréal 2015Speaker: Jennifer Ecker

    September 17, 2015 — Let’s talk fonts! We’ll take a brief look at the history of fonts on the web and best practices for typography. You’ll learn about some of the top font services available as well as methods and tools for implementing the right font for your WordPress site. Whether you prefer to work with plugins, theme options, or manual edits to the theme, you’ll walk away with some options for adding shiny new fonts to your site.

    Prerequisites:
    This talk is for anyone who wants to learn some basics about typography and get an overview of the various methods available for adding custom fonts to their WordPress site. From advanced coders to beginning bloggers, a wide audience can benefit from learning typography principles and best practices. Folks curious on how to modify fonts on their WP site will learn the options available for customizing at any comfort level.

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  • Mel Choyce: Beautiful Web Type

    Mel Choyce: Beautiful Web Type

    WordCamp Minneapolis 2015Speaker: Mel Choyce

    May 22, 2015 — With the rapid popularization of web fonts over the past few years, type on the web has never been more exciting! Learn a bit about basic typographic principles, review techniques and services for integrating web fonts into your WordPress sites, and finally conclude with a bit of speculation on where type on the web is heading.

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  • Andrea Napierkowski: Getting Started - What You Should Do BEFORE You Buy Your First Theme

    Andrea Napierkowski: Getting Started – What You Should Do BEFORE You Buy Your First Theme

    WordCamp Grand Rapids 2014Speaker: Andrea Napierkowski

    November 14, 2014 — When it comes to getting a business off the ground, there are lots of decisions to make. From finding the right theme / plugins / host, figuring out fonts, writing good copy, finding great images, and getting your site ranked, it’s tough to know where to begin. In this session Andrea provides a list of steps and to-dos to help you get started and get your business off on the right foot.

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