As you’re creating your WordPress blog, you’ll likely notice that there are several appealing fonts for you to choose from. However, if you want to get especially creative, you’ll likely need a plugin that offers a greater number of eye-catching fonts to attract readers to your blog. Here are a few of the best font plugins for WordPress.
This is a replacement plugin for dynamic text that allows you to edit your headings with any of the TrueType fonts you want. TTFTitles is essentially an upgraded version of the Image Headlines plugin, and works well with WordPress versions 1.5.2 up to 2.7.
Drop Caps gives you the ability to add a tailored drop capital letter to every blog post or page, similar to what you see in magazine articles. You can also use the plugin capabilities for your comments and blog excerpts. The plugin was tested on WordPress versions 2.3 through 2.7.1.
When you want to pull a quote from your latest blog entry, Simple Pull Quote is the plugin for you. You can emphasize the phrase you want using a variety of customized fields. To style your quotes, simply edit the CSS file included in the plugin. This plugin is compatible with WordPress 2.7 and 2.8.
This font plugin is actually a highlighter for syntax that implements GeSHi. You can highlight words with line numbers or without, and when you copy snippets into your blog entry, your formatting will be maintained. This plugin works with WordPress versions 2.0-2.8.
When you use the TextImage plugin, you can replace all the writing in your post with one PNG image, if you’re looking to keep search engines from viewing the content of your blog. You also won’t have to worry about automated filtering that censors your blog’s content. The plugin has been tested with WordPress variations WP 2.1 through 2.7.1.
If you want more formatting choices for your blog post titles, download the Title Style plugin. The program is great for wrapping lowercase words or articles like “a” “an” and “the” in span or em tags. The WordPress plugin is compatible with versions 2.0.0 through 2.8.4.
The CodeColorer plugin provides highlighting for code snippets that are implemented into your blog. This is the ideal plugin for you if you often post code snippets, or if you have a blog devoted to web development or design. You can use this plugin with WordPress versions 2.7 through 2.8.4.
With the Censortive plugin, you can leave automated censorship behind by substituting words with pictures of the word and not the actual text. You have the opportunity to define and choose which words you want to replace in your blog post, and Censortive takes it from there. This plugin helps you get around the censorship that sometimes comes with maintaining a blog, without blocking your blog entries from popular search engines. The plugin has been evaluated with WordPress versions 2.0.2 through 2.3.
PS Disable Auto Formatting
This plugin keeps WordPress from giving your blog its automatic formatting features on your web pages and blog posts. PS Disable Auto Formatting also prevents WordPress from taking away tags when you’re doing HTML edits and can positively impact the visual editor formats in your blog posts. The plugin works with WordPress 2.5 through WordPress 2.8.3.