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Getting Started - Google Fonts

Getting Started - Google Fonts
This guide explains how to use the Google Fonts API to add fonts to your web pages. You don't need to do any programming; all you have to do is add a special stylesheet link to your HTML document, then refer to the font in a CSS style. Here's an example. Copy and paste the following HTML into a file: Then open the file in a modern web browser. You should see a page displaying the following, in the font called Tangerine: Making the Web Beautiful! That sentence is ordinary text, so you can change how it looks by using CSS. You should now see a drop shadow under the text: And that's only the beginning of what you can do with the Fonts API and CSS. You can start using the Google Fonts API in just two steps: Add a stylesheet link to request the desired web font(s): Style an element with the requested web font, either in a stylesheet: or with an inline style on the element itself: For a list of fonts you can use, see Google Fonts. For example, to request the Inconsolata font: For example:

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