Using typography is a design feature that can set the tone for your page. In this video, look at how to use different typefaces and web-safe fonts.
- [Instructor] Typography is the study of the design…and use of type as a way to engage…and communicate with your readers.…Typeface is commonly referred to as a font or font family,…but it's actually a set of fonts…designed with common characteristics composed of glyphs.…Font refers to the individual files…that are a part of the font family or typeface.…Serif typefaces are distinguished by small, decorative lines…usually at the top or bottom of the letters.…Sans serif typefaces don't have these decorative lines.…
Script typefaces have a hand-lettered look.…They should be used sparingly,…because they tend to be harder to read in small sizes,…all caps, or as long blocks of text.…Decorative typefaces are distinct and ornamental,…similar to script typefaces,…so they should be used for smaller bits of text as well,…and are great for adding a bit of embellishment.…In monospace typefaces, each character uses the same amount…of horizontal space and are the same width,…whether it's a narrow I or a wider O.…
This typeface is popular for displaying code.…
- Creating a CSS file
- Writing basic selectors
- Setting properties
- Using different typefaces and web-safe fonts
- Understanding cascading and inheritance
- Setting a font family, font size, text color, and more
- Understanding the box model
- Using the float property
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. CSS Core
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