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Preload Hints For Web Fonts
Web fonts are a popular topic in the web performance community. However, one fundamental problem is often overlooked: web fonts are lazy loaded. Can web font preload hints help us Browsers only load web fonts when there is a CSS selector for a connected DOM node (i.e. one that is part of the document) that matches a @font-face rule. The browser can’t know that those conditions are true until it has constructed both the DOM and the CSSOM . In order to do…
The Latest in Web Font Trends
Ever since @font-face was introduced, our web font choices have grown tremendously each year. Web font trend data can help us make sense of all those new choices—and give insight into which typefaces are working well on the web, and which might even be overused.
What is a Web-Safe Font?
There are an awful lot of fonts in the world! For years, no doubt, you’ve been using a ton of them in word processing documents, party invitations, banners, etc. But have you ever noticed...
How to Use Variable Fonts on the Web
Variable fonts were developed as the joint effort of the four biggest tech companies involved in type design—Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Adobe. As the name suggests, variable fonts allow...
How to Use Color Fonts on the Web
Every web designer knows how to set a font’s color, right? It’s one of the first things we do when we begin learning CSS. We choose a color, then we use styles to set it, like color: blue; or...
How to start with variable fonts on the web
Variable fonts are the font technology made for the digital era. They have the power to bring more typographic richness to the web at a lower file size. But with new possibilities and advantages ne…
A simple Guide to Google Web Fonts
Looking for cool fonts for your website? Here’s what you really need to know to pick Google web fonts and combinations that will look the best.
Tips and Guidelines For Working With Web Fonts
Web Design Revolution: How to Use Real Fonts
Learn how to use real fonts on websites! How? We'll show you in this 2-hour seminar.
20 Best Free Fonts for Web/Graphic Designers
Non-Designer's Guide to Web Friendly Fonts
It’s no secret that fonts like Arial, Tahoma, and, of course, the meme-worthy Comic Sans aren’t viewed as the most appealing fonts in the design...
7 Tips to Load Google Web Fonts Faster
How can you make Google Fonts load faster on your site? It is not uncommon to see unstyled fonts or different default fonts loading and then being replaced
The 10 best Google Fonts for print, web and mobile
Google Fonts make life easier for designers and developers, but how do you find the good ones? Start with this essential list...
How Web Fonts work, according to Okay Type.
A slide from my talk at the AIGA Chicago web fonts panel. Obviously I had a lot of valuable information to add on the subject of web font technology.
Monotype — Pro Tips for Picking Web Fonts
In this video, Type Director Dan Rhatigan explains what to look for in a web font, how screens affect typeface legibility, and how web fonts and desktop fonts differ
Top 50 Free Icon Fonts for Web Design
Although very popular, Icon fonts do also have their pitfalls. Ian Feather has discussed his reasons for switching from an icon font to SVG, and CSS Tricks have outlined some...
How to use web fonts in CSS
This tutorial examines web font usage, loading strategies, and the possibilities offered by variable fonts.
Variable Fonts: What web authors need to know
How to choose fonts for your web design
The right font choice can have a huge impact on the final look and feel of your web design. In this article we walk you through all the things you need to know when choosing fonts for your web design.