Embedding Fonts in Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) & Web Sites
Bug or Feature? CSS and Embedded Fonts? - I've been lurking around the forums and mailing lists archives during the weekend, looking for an answer. Unfortunately, I've been unable to find any helpful information, and I'm just concluding that it is impossible to use CSS and a mix of embedded and non-embedded typefaces.
CSS Tip: Get any font you want - Embedding a font is a 3-step process: Locate the font and use it on your Web page, then Create an embedded font file, and then Attach the font to your style sheet.
CSS Experiments - Web Fonts and Embedded Fonts - While we don't use embedded fonts within our general documents, yet, the technique is enchanting. We have used it in one of our layout example pages, showing what is possible when you open up to the possibilities. Therefore, we’re including instructions on how to create embedded fonts within your web page.
CSS Tips: Get Any Font You Want - If your page requires an unusual font, you can embed it with a Cascading Style Sheet (CSS). But beware: this technique has some significant downsides.
Dynamic Fonts - Using OpenType and TrueDoc to Define the Fonts in Your Page - When you use a font tag or the font-family CSS property, you have to hope that your readers have the fonts that you specify on their computer. Using dynamic fonts or embedded fonts, a Web developer can use any font they wish to ... however, with drawbacks.
Embedded Fonts, CSS & Web Pages - After doing a lot of research on the issues surrounding embedding fonts, I'm left with one inescapable conclusion: it's not ready for prime-time. Allow me to explain...
Embedding CSS code into the <head> of your html document - On the introduction page we used the html code in the text box below for the first part of the body content. This is just normal html coding.
Embedding Fonts Tutorial - Font embedding is here, which means that we can use just about any font we want to on our Web pages, and users will actually see it. In this tutorial, we'll show you, step by step, how to embed fonts in your pages using both of these technologies.
Embedding Fonts - Embedding fonts is a very efficient and easy process, however support for doing so is still not as widespread as we would like. Right now, embedding fonts the way this tutorial describes is only compatible with Internet Explorer 4 and above
Embedding Fonts in Webpages - Demonstration of a font embedded in a webpage
Embedding Fonts in Web Pages - Here's how to embed specialty fonts on your Web pages so visitors won't need them preloaded.
Embedding Web Fonts into a Web Page - Microsoft and Netscape use different terminology for Web fonts. Microsoft calls them embedded fonts. Netscape calls them dynamic fonts. In either case, the mechanisms are roughly similar, but the font formats
Embedding Fonts in Web Pages - Web designers working on Windows machines (all web designers should have access to a Windows machine, if only for browser testing, actually) have the ability to embed non-standard fonts in web pages with Microsoft's Web Embedding Fonts Tool (WEFT), a free download.
Font Embedding - How to embed a True Type Font on your web page - So if you want either a weird gothic font or an old Celtic font such as in the main logo of my site (which is actually an image) you will need to either display the font in an image or embed the font in your web page.
How to embed fonts into webpages with WEFT - Learn how to embed fonts with WEFT.
Fonts and Formats in CSS - Microsoft also provides a way to embed fonts in a Web page. To include a font, you must first build the page using the <FONT> element, or style sheet rules that set fonts.
Nearly My Type with CSS (PDF) - Learn how to use CSS to handle your type / fonts in CSS
Web Typography Tutorials HTML and CSS - As of version 3.2, the HTML spec provides rudimentary font control with the FONT tag, which allows page authors to specify typeface and rough size. Cascading Stylesheets (CSS) provide significantly more control, which we'll explore in depth a little later. However, as giving and wonderful as they are, even HTML and CSS have several problems in common.
TrueDoc, font embedding that works - The true war - Embedding fonts on the web.
Free Online Font Tools - Mega List of Web Based Font, Text, & Type Tools - Graphic Design and Typography are deeply connected. For that reason, I figure that most of you are going to love these free online font and type tools. Most, if not all, of these are very useful and I recommend that you use them when you have a chance. Below you will find the huge list of free browser-based font and type tools.
Business Cards: Ideas and Inspiration, Part II
Today we continue looking at business cards that stand out, and here’s hoping you get some inspiration and ideas! After all, you only get one first impression, so your business card should be something that showcases the best of your design abilities. On Wednesday we looked at the use of interesting shapes, 3D business cards, [...]
Business Cards: Ideas and Inspiration, Part I
As a graphic designer, your business card should do more than let people know how to contact you. If you’re interested in truly making a good first impression, the business card has got to stand out. Whether through color, design, die cutting, unique materials, 3D shapes, or actual samples of your work, a stand-out business [...]
Collaborating and Negotiating: Part II
Today, we’re looking at the collaboration side of negotiation and collaboration in graphic design. Because your work is ultimately for the client, at times you as the designer must be willing to compromise to reach a mutually agreeable goal. Here are some tips to help you collaborate with clients. Ways to Collaborate Listen. On page 28 [...]
Collaborating and Negotiating: Part I
It’s there in the design brief: the problem your client wants you to solve. But whether your objective is to create an advertisement, exhibition or public announcement, sometimes you and the client aren’t quite on the same page about what exactly the best design solution is. OC Photographer asked a great question about the collaborating [...]
When Things Go Bad: 5 Tips for Firing Clients
Most graphic designers will be in a similar situation at some point: the client will not pay, the client is never satisfied with your work yet won’t collaborate to fix it, or you simply realize that you and the client are not meshing. Regardless of when and why you need to fire a client, everyone [...]
Tips for Working with Clients: Approaching the Relationship
Whether you’re looking for design classes, design degree programs, internships or first jobs, it’s important to choose an option that will help you learn clear communication, especially when it comes to designer/client relationships. Knowing how to work with clients should always be part of a successful graphic design education. The following tips can help you [...]
Working for Good: Pro Bono Design, Part II
If you’re interested in doing pro bono graphic design work, it’s important to educate yourself about smart ways to do it. Once you’ve got some guidelines, you can approach your pro bono work with creativity; unless your client specifically requests it, you don’t need to limit yourself to a brochure. Consider these ideas for pro [...]
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