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Day: June 22, 2010

What to Know When Considering Custom Fonts for Your Web Site

What to Know When Considering Custom Fonts for Your Web Site

Introduction Web designers want to create beautiful web sites that stand out from the crowd, and in order to do so these designs often use non-standard fonts or typefaces. However, since most computers probably don’t have these custom fonts installed, they will often display the designer’s web site with unexpected results. For example, notice the […]

Web Font Realities – A Case Study in Implementing Custom Fonts on a Modern Web Site

Web Font Realities – A Case Study in Implementing Custom Fonts on a Modern Web Site

Introduction Recent advances in browser technology and font creation tools mean that web fonts can be used today with very good browser support. Unfortunately, web font licensing can complicate the issue. In this article, we’ll discuss the technical challenges and legal process we followed when implementing web fonts on the Blue Fish Development Group web […]

@font-face: The Easiest Way to Use Custom Fonts on Your Web Site

@font-face: The Easiest Way to Use Custom Fonts on Your Web Site

Introduction Creative typography has long been unavailable to most designers on the web. We’re stuck with the same old boring fonts installed on all machines: Arial, Times New Roman, Georgia, etc. However, recent advances in browser technology and typographic tools are affording us new opportunities. Font license permitting, with very little effort, you can now […]