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If you want to do serious kerning, there are a few Javascript libraries out there that let you write up kerning rules using something a little like CSS. Of these, the best I've seen is the memorably-named kerning.js, which lets you target characters by pairs (e.g. ss pairs), number (e.g. the 6th character in a heading) and patterns like every nth letter. It ...


Apply letter-spacing over spans you set in the HTML. Unfortunately, there's no nth-character rule in CSS yet. It will be a humongous task to have your kerning correction degrade gracefully, especially when your font stack is large.

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