[wp-hackers] Readability / Typography

Benedict Eastaugh ionfish at gmail.com
Tue Feb 10 14:27:10 GMT 2009

This is a problem for theme authors, not WP core.

2009/2/10 John Myrstad <john.ivar.myrstad at gmail.com>:
> Hi.
> My fist post to the list, and its a idea. You might have discussed this
> before though...
> cut`n paste from WP/ideas:
> WordPress is a easy-to-write tool for any kind of publishers, and its
>> getting better and better...
>> BUT, I lack some development when it comes to read-friendliness. Reading on
>> screen is much harder than reading on paper of various and documented
>> reasons.
>> The perfect readable webpage has columns, perfect typographic formatted
>> text, no visual clutter/disturbance, pagination and a elastic layout that
>> fits different screen sizes.
>> To achieve this we need better tools supported in WordPress, even if a good
>> theme will do half the work.
>> I suggest a read-this feature working much like a print-this feature, with
>> usable read friendly text in a modal window like all lightbox clones, with
>> support for dynamic columns and paginating based on character/word count.
>> check http://www.billhillsite.com/standardsp1.htm for an example of
>> readable webpage
>  I`d like to get some feedback on my idea of a read-this feature, with
> articles/pages 100% optimised for readability. Is it possible to do with
> WordPress, or is some kind of support for character counting in WP needed ?
> John Myrstad
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