@font-face

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2011-05-24 21:23:33
CSS standard to define the fonts to use.
Comparison of web fonts solutions
@font-face
Websitehttp://www.w3.org/TR/css3-fonts/#the-font-face-rule
Difficulty to setupeasy
Dependencies
Pros+ accessibility is maintained
+ full unicode support
+ font style support
Cons- no common font file format to use across all browsers
- some formats are heavy to download
Font licensing issueneed font rights
Additional linkhttp://www.fontsquirrel.com/fontface
Features
Text selectableYes
AccessibleYes
Text scalableYes
Loads quickly (no FOUT)Yes
Compatibility
Internet ExplorerYes 4+ (EOT, WOFF (IE9) fonts)
FirefoxYes 3.5+ (TTF, OTF, WOFF (FF3.6) fonts)
SafariYes 3.1+ (TTF, OTF fonts)
Google ChromeYes 4+ (TTF, OTF fonts)
OperaYes 10+ (TTF, OTF, SVG fonts)
iPhone/iPadYes (SVG font)
Additional
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Last update2011-05-24 21:23:33
  • 2010-05-24 03:28:04
    2011-05-24 21:23:33
  • Webmaster
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  • Creative Commons License CC-BY-SA 3.0 / GNU FDL

Comments

  • voted for this Item (Like)
    For now it's still complex to make it compatible with most browsers, but it's a promising solution.
    Posted 2010-05-28 02:28:02 by Alexis

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