Changing styling as necessary to improve the readability of the text


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Changing styling as necessary to improve the readability of the text

Now that our site is using PT Serif from Typekit, it looks great. The type size is legible, and the hierarchy is working. This is probably because if we go back to our PT Serif Web font specimen sheet, we can see that PT Serif has a similar structure and x-height to Georgia. Now, PT Serif's x-height is a little bit bigger. See here the a is bigger than the a, but then the tops of the bs are the same height. So the x-height is a little bit bigger.

So let's go back and take a look at the size the PT Serif is in our site. But it doesn't look too big. It looks okay, it's not big and clunky, so I don't think we need to change the size. The only thing I'd like to do is work on the sentence about the Bay Road businesses down here. It's bold just like the article heading is. Now, it doesn't seem to be competing with the article heading; it's a really well-balanced bold, but because those two lines have a different purpose on the site, I'd like to give them a...

Changing styling as necessary to improve the readability of the text
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Changing styling as necessary to improve the readability of the 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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