Changing styling to improve the readability of text


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Changing styling to improve the readability of text

Now that we've picked Nimbus Sans as our transitional sans serif font, let's use it in our site. This time we'll open up the Arial default site in your text editor, and let's save it as nimbus_sans_tk_site. And again, you can keep it in the original folder since we will not be rewriting anything, and let's view it in the browser, and it's in Arial, and we need to get Nimbus Sans from Typekit.

So go to Typekit, make sure you're logged in, and launch your Kit Editor. We'll need to delete one of our fonts; I'll delete PT Serif, and then we can add Nimbus Sans to our kit. We'll need the Regular, Italic, Bold, and Bold Italic, and we've been using Light for our main heading, so let's grab that as well. Our Kit Size is still fine. We can publish our changes.

And while we're here, let's grab our embed code, and copy that, and paste it in the head of your HTML document, and then save that, and I want to go back to Typekit for a moment. We're...

Changing styling to improve the readability of text
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Changing styling to improve the readability of text provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Laura Franz as part of the Choosing and Using Web Fonts

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