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Fontdeck web fonts: Real fonts for your website LetterCult ? Custom Letter Culture Nice Web Type Introducing the Google Font API & Google Font Directory Today we are excited to announce a collection of high quality open source web fonts in the Google Font Directory, and the Google Font API to make them available to everybody on the web. For a long time, the web has lagged print and even other electronic media in typographic sophistication. To enjoy the visual richness of diverse fonts, webmasters have resorted to workarounds such as baking text into images. Thanks to browser support for web fonts, this is rapidly changing. Web fonts, enabled by the CSS3 @font-face standard, are hosted in the cloud and sent to browsers as needed. Google has been working with a number of talented font designers to produce a varied collection of high quality open source fonts for the Google Font Directory. The Google Font API provides a simple, cross-browser method for using any font in the Google Font Directory on your web page. Getting started using the Google Font API is easy. The Google Font API hides a lot of complexity behind the scenes.

Web Fonts OpenType Control Enable fine typography with kerning and letter spacing controls. Design with ligatures, alternate characters, fractions and other advanced typographic features. Our technology ensures OpenType features can be rendered, even on older browsers lacking native OpenType feature support. Dynamic Subsetting East Asian languages use thousands of characters making the fonts that support these languages very large in size. CSS Sucker A helpful utility for users of blogs, templates and those not hand-coding their sites, the CSS Sucker identifies CSS selectors used on your site, allowing you to easily apply Web fonts without diving too deeply into the code.

fonts, typefaces and all things typographical ? I love Typography (ILT) Best 20 webfonts from Google Web Fonts and @font-face embedding At the moment there are several ways to use non-system fonts on a website. We will focus on the two least complicated, least expensive systems, Google Web Fonts and the @font-face rule. Fear not, we have not ruled out other paid methods such as Typekit, Web Fonts, Fontdeck, Webtype, WebINK or Fontspring for future posts as they certainly offer high quality typefaces and deserve to be considered. Basically, there are two implementation models: 1. 2. Web font embedding services Google Web Fonts (GWF) or Typekit are systems which allow the use of fonts hosted on their servers. Implementation It really is quick and simple: 1. 2. 3. Here you can consult a extended manual for styles, script subsets, and using multiple fonts. Top recommended fonts from Google Web Fonts You will find many unfavorable reviews about the quality of GWF’s fonts and the amateur nature of many typefaces. Open Sans Josefin Slab Arvo Lato Vollkorn Abril Fatface Ubuntu PT Sans + PT Serif Old Standard TT Droid Sans

20 Fresh High Quality Free Fonts - Smashing Magazine Every now and again we take a look around, select “fresh” high-quality free fonts and present them to you in a brief overview. The choice is enormous, so the time you need to find them is usually the time you should be investing in your current projects. We search for them and we find them, so you don’t have to. In this selection we’re glad to present you Kilogram, Adelle, Ayita Pro, Hattori Hanzo Typeface, Andron, Tertre, Luxi Sans, Sapir, Otari and a couple of other high-quality free fonts. 20 Fresh High Quality Free Fonts Link Kilogram5A very bold, striking and unique font which may perfectly serve for headlines. Luxi Sans8A very clean and legible sans-serif font that can be used for headings and body copy. Otari Bold Limited10 (Registration is required)Otari is vibrant and contemporary, but serious and built to last. Museo Slab 500 and 500 Italic12 (Registration is required, PDF Specimen13)Museo Slab is robust slab serif which comes in 12 styles. Andron20 (Private use only!)

Die Google Web Fonts: Beliebte Schriften und praktische Tipps Die Entwicklung der kostenlosen Web Fonts von Google geht schnell voran, und im Dezember sind noch einmal über 20 neue Schriften ins Font-Directory aufgenommen worden. Darunter einige sehr hochwertige Free-Fonts, z.B. die Ubuntu-Schriftfamilie. Und neben den neuen Schriften sind seit unserem letzten Artikel “Die kostenlosen Web Fonts der Google Font API nutzen” auch noch einige neue Funktionen zum Sortieren der Schriften im Directory dazu gekommen. Zeit also für ein Update zu den praktischen Google Fonts. 1. Mit den Google Web Fonts hast du die Möglichkeit eine ganze Reihe von Schriften auf deiner Webseite zu nutzen, ohne dass du diese auf deinen eigenen Server hochladen oder über ein @font-face Kit (z.B. von Fontsquirrel) selbst aufwendig einbinden musst. Du musst lediglich, die für dein Design benötigten Schriften und Schriftstile über einen Code-Schnipsel einbinden (hier die Erklärung zur Verwendung der Google Fonts). 2. 3. Ubuntu Droid Sans Droid Serif Yanone Kaffeesatz Vollkorn 4. 5.

Comment utiliser une fonte «non-standard» sur un site Web ? - Alsacréations Il est de notoriété publique que l'usage des fontes sur le Web est limité à une poignée de fontes non pas standardisées, mais suffisamment répandues pour pouvoir être utilisées sans trop de risques. Et cela pour une raison très simple: la police de caractères que l'on souhaite utiliser doit être présente sur le système de l'utilisateur pour être utilisée par le navigateur. Quand @font-face tombe à l'eau CSS 2 (publié en 1998) comprenait un mécanisme qui autorisait les auteurs de pages web à proposer une fonte au téléchargement, fonte qui serait ensuite utilisée dans la page. la plupart des fontes disponibles sont protégées par le droit d'auteur et ne peuvent pas être redistribuées, y compris comme fonte «intégrée» à un site web; les fontes rajoutaient un poids conséquent aux pages (jusqu'à plusieurs centaines de Ko); les développeurs des navigateurs étaient peu enclins à affronter les deux problèmes ci-dessus (surtout le premier). Quand @font-face revient Google Web Fonts Font Squirrel

Beautiful web type — the best typefaces from the Google web fonts directory Lucius Annaeus Seneca60 AD Among the numerous faults of those who pass their lives recklessly and without due reflexion, my good friend Liberalis, I should say that there is hardly any one so hurtful to society as this, that we neither know how to bestow or how to receive a benefit. It follows from this that benefits are badly invested, and become bad debts: in these cases it is too late to complain of their not being returned, for they were thrown away when we bestowed them. 30 Free Fonts For Creative Projects Guest Post by Fonts2U We all know picking the right font is important when working on your creative projects. There are so many fonts out there, and it litarally may take hours until we find the ONE. To save you some time, here is a collection of 30 quality fonts hand-picked by Fonts2U. Enjoy! PT Banana Split Allstar Regular Offensive Bold Spranq eco sans Dekers Bold SF Orson Casual Heavy Champagne & Limousines Malgecito Cyclo Arkitech Diavlo Book Faith Collapsing Delicious Heavy Aerovias Brasil NF Arista SF Buttacup Lettering Yanone Kaffeesatz Bold Saunder Curvic karabinE UglyQua Requiem CurlyJoe Yelly Decker Sansumi Bold Santana Bold