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  • Resolved jonathantallon



    I have set GFS Didot to be the font for the website menus and texts, but it does not appear to be taking affect in the website.

    Am I doing something wrong?

    Also, the text in the Footer menu is in uppercase, despite having checked the box for sentence case.

    Hoping you can help.


    The page I need help with: [log in to see the link]

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  • Sorry for hijacking your thread, but same here (on local development), the only font working is the default font Open Sans.

    I had the footer menu problem, too. Add
    .footer-menu li {
    text-transform: none;

    to your additional CSS to fix this.

    All other fonts than Open Sans seem to be referenced incorrectly by the theme, in your case only the greek glyphs are being returned, while it should be at least the latin font subset.

    It would be nice, if somebody could have a look and provide a fix for this.

    Theme Author satoristudio


    Hello Jonathan,

    thank you for choosing Bento!

    The font you’re trying to use (GFS Didot) only has a Greek character set, which means it will not apply to anything written in a latin-derived language. This is not a theme issue, rather a feature of the particular font; I recommend replacing it with any Google font that has latin or latin-ext character sets.

    Regarding the menu question – that particular Customizer setting is meant for the primary (i.e. header) menu only; my apologies for the unclear wording, we’ll correct this option’s description in the future update of the theme. The answer provided by @modus works well as custom CSS (“Appearance – Customize” -> “Additional CSS” tab).

    @modus, thank you for the CSS snippet for the menus! Regarding the font issue, it might be related to the one above or be something else entirely, however it would be impossible for me to provide specific recommendations without seeing the actual live website’s code. Could you please let me know which font you want to use on your website I will at least test it with a clean copy of Bento to see if there are out-of-the-box bugs 🙂

    Andrii / Satori Studio

    Thanks for your reply. I have to apologize, in fact it seems like my browser was having kind of a hiccup and didn’t use the fonts I chose to render the texts. But weirdly it did use Open Sans, so I came to the false conclusion all other but the default font weren’t working. At least I could help Jonathan a little bit.

    Thank you to both Modus & Andrii.

    My footer menu is now working as I wanted, and I now understand why the font wasn’t working, and have chosen one with both Greek and English glyphs.

    Thanks again for the support.


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