19 Best jQuery Typography Plugins

For this post we have collected 19 useful jQuery plugins that allow you to do things to type that could’t be done before. Try using of the following jQuery plugins if you are looking for better control over the typography in your designs.

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jQuery Typography Plugins FlowType.js lets you configure the font-size and line-height ratios of your typography, helping you improving their overall appeal. You can also specify maximum and minimum width thresholds to control FlowType.


jQuery Typography Plugins Squishy is a useful plugin that will automatically resize your text to fit exactly into the container (with no extra work on your part). It comes with a series of options so that you can control the ‘squishiness’: maxSize, minSize, maxWidth and minWidth.


jQuery Typography Plugins slabText is a plugin that will help you create those big, bold & responsive headlines that seem to be very popular at the moment. The script works by splitting your headlines into rows and then resizing each row to fill the available horizontal space.


jQuery Typography Plugins Similiar in functionality to Squishy above, FitText will allow you to have scalable headlines on your responsive layout that will fill the width of the parent element.


jQuery Typography Plugins responsiveText is a scalable headline plugin that will set font-sizes responsively based on the container width.


jQuery Typography Plugins TypeButter allows you to set optical kerning for any font on your website. It comes packaged with Arial, Georgia, Helvetica, Times and Verdana, but if you need another font, you can just add your own†’


jQuery Typography Plugins

Animated Typography Plugins


jQuery Typography Plugins Textillate.js is a fantastic plugin for applying amazing CSS3 animations to any block of text. You will also need lettering.js and animate.css to use this plugin


jQuery Typography Plugins funnyText.js is a plugin that will allow you to create ‘funny and crazy moving’ typography very easily.’

Super Easy Text Rotator

jQuery Typography Plugins Super Easy Text Rotator is a lightweight plugin that will allow you to add a simple rotating text to your website with little to no markup. Put every rotating words inside the <span class="rotate"></span> and separate it with a comma and the script will automatically cycle through each words in order.


jQuery Typography Plugins Lettering.js, similiar in functionality to funnyText.js above, is a jQuery plugin that gives you a complete down-to-the-letter control of your web type.


jQuery Typography Plugins Jumble is a plugin that will animate and ‘jumble’ up the colors of your text headers. Choose a color range and set params for whether the shuffle is based on brightness or satuation hue.

Wrapping Text Plugins


jQuery Typography Plugins CircleType.js is a plugin for setting type on a circle


jQuery Typography Plugins Bacon is a plugin that allows you to wrap your text around a bezier curve or a line.


jQuery Typography Plugins jQSlickWrap is a plugin for which allows you to easily and accurately wrap your text around the content of floated images.

Text Effects Plugins

No Vacancy

jQuery Typography Plugins The simple novacancy.js plugin will give your text an amazing text neon golden effect.

Sci-Fi Text Effects

jQuery Typography Plugins This plugin gives your text an animated sci-fi style effect.

Flipping Text

jQuery Typography Plugins


jQuery Typography Plugins This unique plugin will ‘antiquify’ your text. Randomly applied aberrations makes text look like it came straight off an old, antique printing press.

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