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Use Your Favorite Font on Your Website with CSS Web Fonts

Oct 06, 2010, 16:34 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Arpan Dhandhania)

"In the early days of the Internet, typography was a phase of website design that was either completely overlooked or given just a few minutes if time permitted. Over time, a website's visual appeal grew more and more important until typography was given its rightful place in the design process. While pictures and graphics may draw the user to your site, in the end it is the content (i.e. the words) that the website is out there to convey. So eventually, you have to make the text look appealing too.

"So how do you make your text appealing? Well, begin with the text itself. It should be easy to read, to the point, and in the case of the Internet, short. It's a known fact that not many people like to read on the Internet for extended periods of time."

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