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Choosing the Correct Font

Feb 02, 2013    by UF Team    Designing With Fonts
Fonts are generally comprised of letters, numbers, and symbols, to help you create attractive websites, reports, manuscripts, flyers, posters, and signs. They can be plain or fancy, bold or narrow. Some font styles come in both serif and sans serif, giving us plenty of choices when it comes to letter styles. Many people choose a font because it appeals to their taste. Some like bold, clean lines, while others adore intricate scripts, or the charm of Old World styles. Others like fonts that resemble handwriting, or appear more whimsical....
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A Selection of Great Fonts for Your Website

Feb 02, 2013    by UF Team    Designing With Fonts

Even though it can be easy to overlook in a world of Flash technology and ever more complicated design elements, the lowly font is one of the most important design elements to any website. Choosing the right font for your website can have a profound impact on the success of your website, and it is important to choose the best and most web friendly fonts to enhance the usability and looks of your web based business.

Choosing the right font for your web site copy is an important consideration, as the font will affect the way visitors will perceive the page, including the professionalism of the site, its trustworthiness and of course its appearance.Some types of fonts are much easier to read on the web than others, and it is important to know which fonts are best for website use.

In particular, it is important to choose fonts for your website based on the following criteria:

The font should be easy to read on the computer screen The font should fit well with the character of the website The font should be widely available on the most popular web browsers and computer operating systems

The most popular and web friendly fonts include:

Arial The Arial font is widely available, and it may be the most common of all the san serif fonts. Arial is the default font used by the Windows operating system, and has been as far back as Windows 3.1. Arial does have a number of readability issues, however, especially in smaller sizes, where it may become too narrow, and the spacing...
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