Choosing web fonts to convey meaning


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Choosing web fonts to convey meaning

Web fonts are fonts that I linked from another source and load into your web pages. Web fonts are great, because they add variety to the fonts you have at your disposal. They can, however, add loading time to your web pages and even quality, well-designed web fonts are not always designed for the screen. Many started as fonts for print. So their spaces in and around the letters, as well as their strokes, may not result in legibility on the screen. Always look carefully at the quality and legibility of any font you're thinking of using.

Do not settle for a font that makes it harder to read the text. There are two kinds of web fonts. Fonts you put in a folder on your server and reference with the @font-face syntax, and fonts you access from someone else's server. In this lesson we're going to be looking at fonts we'd put in a folder and reference with the @font-face syntax. There are free web fonts and web fonts you'll have to pay for. I am going to show you the free opt...

Choosing web fonts to convey meaning
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Choosing web fonts to convey meaning provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Laura Franz as part of the Typography for Web Designers

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Web
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