Web safe refers to whether something will look the same as it does on a local machine when it's live on the internet, and being viewed on a variety of different devices.

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Is there a free 'Helvetica Neue' alternative?

Does anyone know any other fonts similar to Helvetica Neue (free for commercial use)? I'm working on a big website project where 'Helvetica Neue' is used heavily. I need a font that looks almost the ...
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Web Safe Alternative to Myriad Pro Font?

Is there any font that I can use in my font stack that is more or less similar to Myriad Pro and web safe?
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Are “web-safe” colors still important?

Years ago, it was always strongly recommended that web designers should only use web-safe colors. Have studies been done to see if this is still the case? If so, what's the answer? Does anyone know ...
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Save for Web in Photoshop with custom DPI

I am writing user documentation using DITA which allows me to easily generate deliverables in PDF, CHM and web formats. The images need to be saved with a DPI of 110 so that they are displayed ...