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Font Compatibility Table; No Digital Love for Comic Sans?

What fonts work on what mobile devices? That's the question top of mind with developers and designers these days, as the user experience on smartphones varies greatly on iOS, Android, Windows Phone and Blackberry. So what fonts...

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The Wonder of TypeWonder (FONTS)

Did you ever wonder what another font would look like on your website, but didn't want to go through all the rigmarole associated with downloading and uploading, changing code and all the like? If so, you're in luck thanks...

Font Inspector in Firefox DevTools

The role that typography plays in the success of a Web design (and of course to the user experience) is indisputable – if I never, ever see Comic Sans again it will be too soon. Website Magazine has covered a few different tools...

TypeKit or Google Web Fonts?

Pitting Google against Adobe may sound like the tech industry’s version of a clash of titans, but for the most part, the two companies don’t overlap too much. When they do, however, Web professionals are quick to pick sides...

Fount: Find Fonts You Love

What happens when you come across a font online you’d like to use within your website? Look in the source code? That’s so… archaic. Don't worry, there’s a better way! Web designers (perhaps even those that...

Source Sans Pro – Adobe Open Source Type

Adobe has released a new (and free) open source type family by the name of Source Sans Pro . The Source Sans Pro font, the first ‘open’ font from Adobe, includes six weights (from ExtraLight to Black) in upright and italic...

Web Font Fun with Javascript Plugins

When I first started working on the Web in a professional capacity, there really wasn’t much you could do to dress up your website as it related to font choice. Web designers had little control over fonts in the past, but that...

Typography and CSS3

Speaking of CSS3, are you tired of using the same old standard fonts on all your Web pages and videos? For too long now, basic fonts like Georgia, Verdana and Arial have ruled the day on most websites. More than ever, modern design...

Typekit Now Available for Adobe ID Users

Popular font provider 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...

Compressed Web Fonts from Google

Google’s affinity for all things speedy is no secret. That is why it should come as no surprise that it has made yet another foray into making the Web even faster - at least as it relates to fonts. On its official Code blog,...

LostType.com: WM Site-of-the-Day

Redesigning your website? Looking to freshen up your sales or marketing collateral? If so, you might just be interested in the Lost Type Foundry , a type foundry with a very unique model. What makes Lost Type so interesting is that...

WM Tool-of-the-Day: WhatFont

If you're in the process of a redesign and are busy checking out the competition to ensure your newly retooled Web presence is in line with the competition, check out the WhatFont Tool . The bookmarklet and Chrome Extension makes...

Finding Free Creative Assets at Veer (and elsewhere)

Who wants to pay for images? Sometimes you have to but you never, ever want to, right? Fortunately, the Web provides quite a few places to obtain images for use on your website - oftentimes it can be cost prohibitive however. If you're...

More Font-y Goodness from FontShop with FontFonter

Google released a font preview tool this week which enables websites to see how a fonts within its Font Directory will look at different heights, weights, spacing, colors, etc. It was one of our most popular posts of the week. Apparently...

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Handwritten Fonts For Web Authenticity

Sometimes a personal touch is all it takes to convince a user of your (and your website's) authenticity. Handwritten fonts, while not used very often on today's 'Net, provide just this opportunity. We've scoured the...

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