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10 Web Typography Rules Every Designer Should Know

10 Web Typography Rules Every Designer Should Know
When someone visits a website you’ve designed, the odds are that they don’t care much about the colors, images or sounds, they’re immediately looking at the text. No matter how many bells and whistles you’ve built into a website, everyone relies on text to accomplish whatever they’re visiting the site to do. That alone should make typography, the art of arranging type, a priority for any web designer. In this article we take a look at 10 easy rules to keep in mind when designing your next web project. 1. Read through the text yourself With a design like JonesingFor a designer without a great grasp of the text would have struggled to put together the typography that makes this site really work. Some web designers think that just copying and pasting out of a text file constitutes the total of their textual duties. You can kick your typography up yet another notch, if you can read through the text once it’s in place in your design. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. A final comment

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