- What are web fonts?
- Understanding the Typekit setup requirements
- Browsing fonts
- Creating favorites
- Adding fonts to kits
- Using the Kit Editor
- Customizing selectors
- Defining fallback fonts
- Selecting fonts for desktop use
Skill Level Beginner
- Hi, I'm James Williamson Senior Author here at lynda.com, and I want to welcome you to Up and Running with Typekit. In this course, we'll be exploring Typekit, a popular online font hosting service. We'll start by going through an overview of web fonts, font hosting, and how to get started with Typekit. Next, we'll explore how to use Typekit to choose fonts and how to build font kits for your sites. From there, we'll tackle using Typekit to deploy fonts for your sites and go through the various ways that you can modify your CSS to control how fonts are applied throughout your site.
We'll also explore how to use Typekit fonts on your desktop. Finally, I'll discuss how you can stay current with Typekit and suggest some additional resources that can increase your ability to control the typography of your websites. So, let's dive in and get up and running with Typekit.