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The @font-face dilemma

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«There has been a lot more dis­cus­sion recently about web font per­form­ance, and deservedly so. Cus­tom web font usage con­tin­ues to grow, but the imple­ment­a­tion often occurs without con­sid­er­ing real-world per­form­ance.»

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→ viget.com

7 Golden Rules of Combining Fonts for Mobile

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«Respons­ive web­sites with lay­outs that change based on a visitor’s screen size are crit­ic­al to suc­cess on today’s Web. The typo­graph­ic styles used on those sites (and how those styles adjust for mobile view­ers) are an import­ant part of this equa­tion.»

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→ webdesignledger.com

How To Choose The Perfect Font Pairing For Your Web Project

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«Choos­ing the per­fect font for your web pro­ject can be a daunt­ing task. You can spend hours on end try­ing to find the per­fect font com­bin­a­tions, which works well togeth­er. In this post we have shared some of our secret resources, which I tend to use when start­ing a web design pro­jects to make that pro­cess a piece of cake.»

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→ creativenerds.co.uk

15 Websites that Use Typography Correctly

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«Typo­graphy is one of the core design prin­ciples, which can make or break your web­site design. Des­pite the lim­it­a­tions we still have when it comes to cre­at­ive typo­graphy lay­outs, there are already a lot of resources which give you a massive range of fonts to choose from for your design.»

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→ 1stwebdesigner.com

Learning the Basics Of Typography

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«Let’s dis­cuss what typo­graphy is. At its most basic typo­graphy is the art of arran­ging type. It’s a required skill and know­ledge for design­ers and is much more than just hav­ing words look­ing legible. It’s the brick and mor­tar of design, used to cre­ate and shape the con­tent on a page. It’s long been used by print work­ers and is now vital to all types of inter­net com­merce.»

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→ visualhierarchy.co

How Typography is Shaping the Course of Web Design: A Primer

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«Typo­graphy can influ­ence the over­all web design like no oth­er page ele­ment. The choice or com­bin­a­tion of ill-advised typefaces can determ­ine an beau­ti­ful web­site to an awful one. At times, typo­graphy is the design itself. This is proven true with beau­ti­ful web­sites that rely on spa­cing and delib­er­ately chosen typeface to con­vey their respect­ive mes­sages.»

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→ spyrestudios.com

Sites for Browsing Type Pairings

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«Last week­end we did a post on Sites with High Qual­ity Pho­tos and it ended up being a kinda per­fect fun week­end thing. Noth­ing you have to think too hard about, just enjoy. So let’s keep in that tra­di­tion a little bit! Why not!»

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→ css-tricks.com

15 Useful Web Typography Tools, Libraries And Frameworks15 Useful Web Typography Tools, Libraries And Frameworks15 Useful Web Typography Tools, Libraries And Frameworks

15 Useful Web Typography Tools, Libraries And Frameworks 

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«Deal­ing with typo­graphy on the web has been real quirky. Each browser has their own algorithm to render fonts which could lead to unex­pec­ted dis­crep­an­cies. There are only a few CSS prop­er­ties you can use to have some con­trol over fonts, such as font kern­ing, font smooth­ing, in cre­at­ing Drop­Caps etc. On top of that, we have to deal with a lot of lay­out issues when it comes to fonts. »

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→ hongkiat.com

7 Tips for Choosing the Best Web Font for Your Design7 Tips for Choosing the Best Web Font for Your Design

7 Tips for Choosing the Best Web Font for Your Design 

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«There’s no way to quanti­fy all of the font options avail­able for web­site design­ers. Almost every day a new typeface shows up in my inbox or Twit­ter feed. But not every one one of these typefaces – no mat­ter how beau­ti­ful – is right for design­ing a web­site. »

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→ designshack.net

Adding Custom Google Fonts to WordPress with EnqueueAdding Custom Google Fonts to WordPress with Enqueue

Adding Custom Google Fonts to WordPress with Enqueue 

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«The default web browser fonts are func­tion­al, but adding cus­tom fonts to your Word­Press site can give your theme a style boost and a more cohes­ive look. »

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→ wpmudev.org