60-Second Solution: Give Your Site A Font Facelift

fontsOne of the better technologies to come out over the last few years is the ability to use fonts in your Web pages without turning them into graphics first. The CSS3 @font-face specification allows designers to use virtually any TrueType or OpenType font available.

Google Webfonts is one of many growing, free resources for you to get started with giving your site a fresh, new look with Web fonts. It’s easy to try out dozens of new fonts until you find the right one for your site. You may need to tweak your sizes to make sure the text on your site stays legible.

Arial, Verdana, and Times New Roman can finally get some rest; they’ve done their fair share for all these years.

If you would like help with giving your site a new typeface, contact me.

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