Fonts & Text - Introduction

It is said that almost 95% of the information on the web is written and therefore it is only logical to say that any webdesigner should have an extensive knowledge of typography. Whenever you optimize the typography of your website, you also increase the accessibility, readability and usability - and who wouldn't want that?

Previously typography had been reserved for the print world, but in the last couple of years the focus on web typography has gained great attention. And this is the topic of the following chapters - how to style the text on your website in order to gain the look and feel your are striving for and adding a few typographic hints, rules and insights into what is considered best practiced when it comes to web typography.

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