Widows and no_widow
Why does Textpattern insert a non-breaking space (
) between the last two words of my article titles?
sIFR won’t work properly on my article titles.
For those who don’t know, in typesetting, a widow is a single word on a line by itself at the end of a paragraph and is considered bad style.
The solution is to insert a non-breaking space between the last two words of your headline.
Widow handling in Textpattern
Textpattern includes such a feature in the core to deal with widows. There is a preference, “Prevent widowed words in article titles?” and several tags, such as
recent_articles, make use of this preference as the default value for the attribute,