Questions tagged [web-fonts]

Questions about web fonts; online resources developed specifically to allow for a wider variety of dependably available fonts for web site designs. Web fonts can help define brand identity as well as give sites a unique and stylish look. Ask anything about designing with, or for web fonts.

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Converting text to an svg image

I recently asked my graphics designer to create an SVG image for the background of the homepage of my website (to be used via the background-image css property). I asked her to just write gibberish (...
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I've problem on Bearing of a ligature with next letter typed after it in Unicode font

I'm new to font developing with FontForge; I'm sorry if I use any technical words incorrectly. I've created a ligature with two glyphs. When the glyphs are typed separately they maintain the spacing ...
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What exactly is a web font, and what does converting to one involve?

I've read a few articles on this but the actual technical differences between web fonts and desktop fonts still elude me. The more I read on the topic the more I get the feeling that no-one has a ...
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SVG - inserting a design into web site

We have a website which is an online print shop, online design studio. We are having problems with SVG. When the SVG file is imported into the site, the texts are broken letter by letter. I would ...
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What are the differences between the various font properties?

What are the differences between font-face, font-style, font-family, font-weight, and font-variant?
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Which font is used in this image? [closed]

What font is this ? Can anyone help me to find the font used in this image ?
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Downloaded font not showing colors, only shape / contour

I've downloaded a couple of fonts - Abelone and Playbox, but neither of the font colors or designs are showing up in Illustrator. They are just showing in all black/solid colors: They should show the ...
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Saving images for web with text

At my work I create assets for web. We have been saving images that are 686 x 391 px. I’ve noticed that the quality of images with text isn’t as good. Is there a recommended size for images with text ...
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Live Type fonts won't appear after exporting to SVG from Illustrator CC

I am attempting to export several of our design files for a browser based customizer we are building for our site. As the title states, I am running into an issue where the live type will not appear ...
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Which sans-serif pairs are good using typeface Foco for headlines?

I am kind of struggling with pairing right sans-serif typeface for body text. I need to use Foco for headlines for certain reasons. So far I didn't like anything I tried and I feel stuck. I would be ...
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What are the best font-paring and complimentary accent color for a brand that uses Old English font and dark blue (#001d3b)?

I have a project developing a web app for a school which it's brand and identity using Old English MT font and color #001d3b (dark blue in the image). The problem I'm having and currently bugs me is, ...
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Font rendering blurry in browser

So hopefully this is the right form for this question. I'm not much of a designer however on a site I'm working on, I noticed that on my "404" page, the text appears blurry on chrome, and a lot more ...
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Create your font with custom glyph not found symbol

I am new to creating/editing fonts. I want to create a font with custom symbol for "glyph not found". I have downloaded FontForge as it seems to be a widespread free font editing program. I was hoping ...
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Font With 256 Distinguishable Characters (For Binary Files)

I am creating a hexadecimal binary file editor similar to https://hexed.it/. However, for my text editor, I would like to have there be a separate distinguishable character for each of the 256 ...
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Font Family Similar to Unitext

I really like the Unitext font by Monotype, but I'm trying to avoid web fonts with page view restrictions and counters. Can anyone suggest an alternative, paid or otherwise, that might fit the bill.
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Is HBO's “Street 2” font family publicly available or is it a branded font?

I have seen that the global HBO website uses a font called "Street 2". I've been looking for references to that font, but so far I have not found anything. Is it a font available to the public or is ...
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Emoji support for chrome on linux [closed]

I am on a CentOS 7 machine, I want to take a PDF export of my website that has emojis in it using puppeteer (that internally used Chromium). But natively, very few emojis are supported on linux, and ...
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Choose glyphs for webfont

I am using a font to build a website. The design uses a font that has several glyphs for the same letter "a" and I need to use a specific one. The issue I have is to choose between the two once the ...
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DIN Alternate font

I want to use a DIN Alternate font in a web application, however I couldn't find any license information about it. Does it also differ from FF DIN? UPD: I also have a .ttf file which states copyright ...
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can you identify this font? [closed]

so I am looking to find the fonts thats being used on the cartier.co.uk website or as similar as possible? here's the 2 fonts I am looking for - thank you! :)
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Good pairing for Phenomena font?

I'm trying to find a good pairing for the main font that I've chosen for a website, namely the Phenomena font from Fontfabric: I'm using this font for the Headings and Titles, and I'm trying to find ...
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Recreate my text-based vector logo in HTML/CSS

I know that this could also be posted for the coders, however I figured a lot of you stepped in each other's backyards from time to time so here goes: I'm using the Twentyseventeen WordPress theme ...
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Beauty font, can someone help me to find this font?

can someone help me, whats font the letter "P" 2 days i spend my time to find this font, but nothing :( pls help me, thanks. *sorry my english is too bad
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this font is really amazing, but dont know, help pls [closed]

can someone help me to find this font, this font is really good, but i cant find this font because the file is pdf. thanks.
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Is there a free Helvetica Neue Extended alternative?

Does anybody know a free web font which is a good alternative to the Helvetica Neue Extended? We need it for the headlines on a new website.
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playing with fonts before installing them

For a logo and website design I would like to browse and try a lot of different fonts from https://fonts.google.com or a similar site before I pick some possible candidates. But I find it too tedious ...
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Is font hinting still relevant?

I've been Googling articles on the relevance of hinting, but most of the ones I've read are dated back to 2011 at best and the nineties at worst, which could mean they're outdated. Is hinting still ...
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How to access Arabic BEH initial form, from a font that places the glyph in a non-conventional place unicode slot

(I'm new to both Arabic, and doing things related to Unicode, so I might be overlooking some glaring detail.) So, I'm using the SIL font Lateef, and want to access the BEH initial form glyph, in HTML....
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Template vendor using unique fonts

I am wondering, whether there is a template vendor who sells templates with unique fonts, not only those overused and notoriously known like Helvetica, Open Sans, or any other of the free Google fonts ...
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What font has this weird H?

Can anyone tell me what font this is? I have looked everywhere and I can't find it. I tried some of the websites for finding the font in an image but they all get it wrong. The "H" is what I have been ...
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Can someone help me find a sans-serif font with points over uppercase “i” (“I”)?

The "I" character in that font should have a circle/disc/bullet above it, just like "i". I need this font to use it as the default font for my Blogger blog posts.
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Free fonts similar to ITC Clearface and Romana

I'm trying to test some fonts for my project and I've found "ITC Clearface" and "Romana" font adequate for project requirements, I've searched in "Google fonts" and a few other free font sources but I ...
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Are there any free Thai fonts that I can use for the web? [closed]

I work at a web agency and need a Thai web font. I've already found Tahoma, but my boss wanted me to find an alternative license free font for the web.
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Converting OFL licensed Fonts to WOFF

I would like to convert a font which uses the Open Font License to WOFF for use on a web site. My understanding is that this conversion probably contravenes the license. However, I have also read ...
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Font viewer for Windows (a Character Map alternative) with CSS

I have a strong need in a Windows utility like Character Map with a feature of showing CSS classnames for the characters. That's because I use icon libraries e.g. Ionicons or Font Awesome in my ...
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How to reduce the vertical bounding box of a font?

I just extracted Twitter's iconography glyph font (before the new redesign) to also keep it in history (because I also much love it than the new one imho) and also study and use it on my Twitter UX ...
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How to know whether a font is paid or free?

This question is an extension of my previous question. I had used Chevin Light and Chevin Bold in my project after downloading it from a website. Later I came to know that they are licensed fonts and ...
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What Arabic web font is this website using?

Can you help me find what kind of Arabic web font this website is using?
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Good fonts for a webpage [closed]

I am making a modern web page and I cannot find any websites that will lead me to fonts that are available on google, may someone please suggest some google fonts for a modern design web page? Thanks ...
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what are some good fonts to combine with Forza?

I have a client who is overusing Forza, for all headers, body, etc. I'd really like to mix it up but I am not good with fonts. Any ideas?
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PS font does not match HTML font

On my mac I use font 'Open Sans' Semibold which translate to: font-family: "Open Sans"; font-size: 14px; font-weight: 600; line-height: 16px; using CSShat plugin. The result in HTMl doesn't look the ...
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How do I get the menlo font onto Google Docs?

I want to get the menlo font onto Google docs but it's not in Google fonts. It looks like this: The big brown fox jumped over the lazy dogs. However, it's not available. I need it because that's ...
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How to save a sharp logo for my website

I'm pretty new to photoshop and illustrator and trying to create a simple text-based logo to use on my web site, for example: http://codepen.io/d3wannabe/pen/BWrbZa You get wildly different versions ...
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Image text showing blurry on website

Designed a banner for my website. 2120 x 550 is the resolution that I need. It looks ok for normal view. When I upload it to my website, Image text showing blurry. Any solution? Working example http:...
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Incorrect paths in icon font generated from SVG

I have a collection of simple SVG icons exported from Illustrator. These contain just a <path> element to conform the icon itself and no borders. The original SVG format seems to be correct but ...
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Why Roboto kerning doesn't work properly on web?

I'm trying to fix this problem with Roboto regular kerning, but it doesn't work. Does anyone know where is the problem? Why font isn't the same as in my Adobe programs?
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Illustrator: how to open SVG with embedded font

I have an SVG file with an embedded Chinese font. The font in the SVG file can be displayed successfully in the web browsers, but when I want to use Illustrator to edit the SVG file, the font just can'...
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Finding header font with Chrome's dev tools? [duplicate]

I've googled this but this info seems hard to find. Is there a way to identify header fonts using dev tools? I can get the body text, but clicking the various tabs (including COMPUTED) does not ...
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How to generate one font file consisting of multiple font weights (i.e. multiple font files)?

I have multiple font files, each of a different weight. The problem arises when they are used in, applications and Wordpress. For example, they appear like this: [family] [weight] - sailec-...
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Unable to perfect center font awesome in Sketch 3

I am making a small infographic on a website in sketch 3. I am using font-awesome and trying to center an icon in the middle of the circle. But I realised it can't be done because there is a small ...