I noticed this post on WPTavern yesterday which introduced a proof of concept plugin by Justin Tadlock which demonstrates one way of handling typography within the Customizer. It looks like a really nice way to allow the user control over typography settings with live updates, you can download the plugin and try it out for yourself here.
On with the news ...
WordPress News and Articles
- So You Want To Use WordPress To Make An App? - Will you be using WordPress for your next app?
- What can the WordPress community learn from the State of Drupal (2015)? - Can WordPress learn from Drupal?
- WooThemes Fixes XSS Vulnerability in Products Using the prettyPhoto Library - Make sure you update if you use a WooTheme.
- Security Advisory: Object Injection Vulnerability in WooCommerce - Also update if you use WooCommerce.
- A Primer on Writing Good Documentation - Tips for writing better documentation.
- Ghost vs WordPress: Is it Time to Make the Switch? - A post about ghost.
- Priceless Words From the Founder of WordPress - Tips from Matt for Entrepreneurs.
- A General Pricing Guide for WordPress Websites - Pricing tips for website designers and developers.
Tutorials and How-Tos
- 8 Killer Tips and Tricks To Skyrocket Your Productivity in WordPress - Increase your productivity with these tips.
- The Beginners Guide to WooCommerce: Introduction - An overview of WooCommerce.
- An Introduction to the WordPress Filesystem API - Guide to writing to local files in WordPress.
- The Best Way To Release a New Feature - Tom's thoughts on adding new features.
- Using The Google Maps API and WordPress - Start of a new series on the Google Maps APi.
- Summer Refresh: 21 Ways to Improve Your Blog Content - Some nice tips for improving your blog.
- Ways to trigger emotions via UX designs - How to trigger emotions with design.
- 10 Reasons Your Landing Page Sucks and How to Improve It - Advice for creating better landing pages.
- The Tuts+ Guide to Template Tags: First Batch - Second part of the series on using template tags in your themes.
- Some Unique and Useful Ways to Use Dates and Times in WordPress - Different ways to use timestamps in WordPress.
Resources & Freebies
- The WPLift Roundup of the Best Free WordPress Themes June 2015 - Some more great freebies for you to download.
- How To: Display Your WordPress Posts & Pages in a Grid Layout - A number of plugins for creating grids in WordPress.
- Customizer Typography: A Proof-of-Concept Plugin for WordPress Theme Authors - Looks like a nice way to handle type in the Customizer.