If you’re publishing non-fiction it’s frequently desirable to supply footnotes at the end of your article. Although simple hyperlinks to cited work is often sufficient, the footnote mechanism allows you to provide additional insight in the form of a ‘note’. Not surprisingly, there are a number of plugin solutions to enable authors to work with… read more
Each article in this collection is dedicated to an independent feature of the Typical theme. For a full list of the main features of Typical, please consult the ‘about‘ page.
Many WordPress themes don’t go to the trouble of ensuring your flow and phrasing content is balanced and attractive, concerning themselves more with aesthetic embellishment and advanced features. Although Typical is feature rich, the rhythm of your flow content and your inline styles have not been neglected. The remainder of this post is a demonstration.… read more
Typical supports two shortcodes to make semantic content management easier. Using these shortcodes, content editors have an easier way to add <figure> and <blockquote> snippets to their content. All you have to do is supply the necessary content via the supported attributes and the structured markup is taken care of. Please refer to the below… read more
Typical uses a custom icon font for the purposes of its ideogrammatic and ornamental design. Many of the glyphs in this font were designed specially for the Typical Theme, including the quill design to denote writing categories. Using icon fonts is currently the most efficient and widely supported technique for supporting multiple resolution variants. The… read more
One of Typical’s neatest enhancements is the provision for HTML5 post thumbnail (‘featured image’) display. If you add a featured image to your post, the theme will insert this image — along with its caption — at the top of your post using the <figure> and <figcaption> elements. Post thumbnails are not mandatory: The typical_post_thumb_figure()… read more
Typical allows you to choose from 6 serif typefaces from a simple dropdown in your Theme Options. Each typeface supports 400, 400 italic and 700 fonts and Typical’s stylesheet takes care of mapping these individual fonts to the appropriate elements. For example, <strong> has a font weight of 700 whichever typeface is being used: The… read more