Facing Your Fonts

Let's face it

For some time now web developers have relied on a hand full of “web-safe” fonts for dealing with text on their sites before giving up and using an image to satisfy a design requirement. Recently however I've been hearing more and more about using the css attribute font-face to help break down some of these barriers. The idea behind the font-face attribute is to load the font definition into the browser at run time to allow the developer access to a font family they have created themselves or one that is available to them via the web. Let's see how it looks in practice shall we?

Posted in Techno Babble | Tagged CSS, fonts, typography, web-safe fonts

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