Gameward Bound Colophon

Discover some of the behind-the-scenes elements of the blog, complete with credits to the talented authors and creators.

A colophon is a concept usually associated with a printed book. It defines certain elements of the publication, ranging from the date of publication, publisher, typeface, and more. Although Gameward Bound exists in the digital space, this list of elements is provided to give credit where it’s due. It takes more than a single individual to create a blog!

A Collection of Blog Technology

Many individual pieces work together to present Gameward Bound as it is. The writing aspect may be the most fun part of the blog, but it would not be possible without some wonderful backend elements!

The Main Framework

Some of the most important foundational elements are almost entirely hidden away. Nonetheless, they are vital.

  • WordPress: This powerful system is an excellent platform for creating much more than just a simple blog.
  • Divi Theme: This highly customizable theme provides all sorts of ways to make a site unique and functional.

The Typography

The combination of fonts provides a memorable appearance. However, these fonts are also designed for legibility.

  • Lato: The headers and some select text utilize this elegant font that provides a gentle but readable quality.
  • Merriweather: The body text features this simple font in a rather large size to allow for easier reading.

The Plugins

A sample of some of the most useful plugins is listed below. Read the site’s privacy policy for more information.

  • Akismet Anti-Spam: Unnecessary spam messages are automatically filtered out of comments to reduce junk.
  • EWWW Image Optimizer: Newly uploaded images are condensed to save space and decrease page load times.
  • Wordfence Security: Security issues are monitored and handled to protect data against ever-changing threats.
  • Yoast SEO: Pages and posts are analyzed to improve readability and other search engine optimization metrics.

Please note that this list of plugins is not exhaustive, and there may be other elements at work in the background.