I’m proud to announce that I’ve made a much needed update to the Font Combinator – it now lets you share the combinations that you come up with.
When you’ve come up with a combination that you like, just click on the “Share!” link at the bottom of the controls. You will then be given a long URL that you can send to others, or you can copy the shortened version of the URL as well.
A known limitation at the moment is that if you hide an element, that change isn’t reflected in the URL.
Just a quick post to let people know that I’m retiring ligatures.js – my little script that substituted in ligatures on web pages. I’m leaving it up for posterity, but I don’t recommend that people use it moving forward.
Why? I think it makes a lot more sense to use the
Per a few requests, I added a small feature to the font combinator:
First, the content on the first page is editable – but a lot of people miss that fact. Now, on hover, there is a dashed outline that I hope brings more attention to that.
Now, when you click on a piece of content that is editable, the font controls switch to the relevant options. It makes more sense when you play with it.