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[resolved] Working with Fonts in Themes (8 posts)

  1. wwtfworld
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    I am still new to editing CSS, please bear with me...

    I just set up my blog within the last few days, and finally found a theme that i like, however, ALL the fonts are arial, which is too plain for my page. I have a few fonts in mind to try out, so I was just wondering where exactly do i change the code to change the fonts in my posts and titles? and what exactly do I change it too?

  2. atasha7645
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

  3. vteixeira
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    You need to edit your themes style.css file.

    But remember you are on the web and should just use common fonts such as arial, verdana, tahoma, times new roman, serif, sans-serif, georgia, lucida sans, and not much more.

    I would just stay with arial or verdana for the posts text and Georgia or Times news roman for the titles. But it depends on the theme.

  4. wwtfworld
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    The only problem is, al those fonts SUCK! LOL, I just have some really great ones to use, is there a way to "package" 4 lack of a better word, a font family to use with a theme? I figured out how to edit the CSS, and from my browser, the page looks great, but I don't know what others see...

    Diva's World

  5. MitchG
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    I don't know what others see...
    This is an ongoing issue, when you deviate from the so-called common fonts; arial, verdana, tahoma, times new roman, serif, sans-serif, georgia, lucida sans.

  6. vteixeira
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    it looks great on your browse because you have those fonts installed on your computer. Other people will not have.

    When CSS3 become available as a default on all browsers you'll be able to embed fonts on your site.

    Until now you have to stick with those common fonts.

    PS: there are already same possibilities to embed fonts but they are not standards and always need same kind of javascript or flash stuff.
    Just google for 'embed fonts on websites' or something like this.

  7. neoian2
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    I recommend using http://www.typechart.com/ it lets you view fonts as rendered on macs and PCs right in your browser.

  8. wwtfworld
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    thanks everyone, i'll look into it and let u know how it's going... as a newb, this helps a lot! ;o)

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