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Typekit, purchased by Adobe back in October, has received an update that allows webmasters and designers to access its
non-standard fonts using an Adobe ID.
Now, current Adobe ID holders are able to sign in to Typekit
with their previously registered username and password. It also encourages
others to take the time to sign up for an Adobe ID, making it possible for them
to take advantage of Adobe’s Creative Cloud service launching in the next few
This also means that Typekit users can utilize Adobe ID
support, which has been reflected in a recent update of the Typekit terms of
with Adobe’s traditional practices and opening the door for new features in the
Those old-school Typekit users who want to carry on using
their current Typekit logins will be allowed to do so, although the terms of
use changes will still apply.
disabled the use of third-party Web analytics within kits, which had been used
to gather data about the “browser landscape,” as well as traffic across the various
kits. Third-party analytics tools have been removed from all of the kits
published after September 12 of last year.
Typekit has also announced that all
night weights (and corresponding italics) of Darden Studio’s Jubilat font are
now available in its library.