Cufón

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2011-05-24 22:28:14
Javascript library that will parse your text and replace it as a canvas or VML path.
Comparison of web fonts solutions
Cufón
Websitehttp://wiki.github.com/sorccu/cufon/about
Difficulty to setupmedium
DependenciesJavaScript
Pros+ good support over different browsers
+ you can select the set of characters you need to limit the file generated to represent the font.
+ font-style support is harmonized accross all browsers (text-shadow...)
Cons- text not selectable
- due to perfomance, it's more appropriate for headers and small text only
- require some work around for special styling (text-decoration, :hover...)
Font licensing issueneed font rights
Additional linkhttp://cufon.shoqolate.com/generate/
Features
Text selectableNo
Accessible
Text scalableNo it doesn't scale when text size is changed on the fly, but it does scale when the text size has been changed before the page was loaded
Loads quickly (no FOUT)Yes
Compatibility
Internet ExplorerYes 6+
FirefoxYes 1.5+
SafariYes 3+
Google ChromeYes 1.0+
OperaYes 9.5+
iPhone/iPad
Additional
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Last update2011-05-24 22:28:14
  • 2010-05-24 03:28:04
    2011-05-24 22:28:14
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  • Creative Commons License CC-BY-SA 3.0 / GNU FDL

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