Typography on the Web: Information, Tools and Services for the Web Site Owner

Typography is a large subject. Even when you only talk about type on the web, it can still be daunting. So, let’s take a look at what you can do now—with current technologies—on your website. We’ll review some history, look at where we are now and cover some tools and services that can help you and your designer add value to the content of your site by using better type. Of course, well-designed web typography has many benefits. Here are two of the best: Increased readability. (better dissemination of your message!) Better brand consistency. (match your print collateral!) In the Old Days Just recently, it was the Old Days when it came to type on the web. You were limited to a few ‘web-safe‘ typefaces as most users only [...]