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The @font-face of Your Site

March 22, 2013 // By: Holly Butterfield

When you go to a website, what catches your eye? Most people might say 'the pictures.' There is a lot of focus on the imagery of a site, but the typography can be not only as eye catching, but even more important. The text on your site is where viewers will get their information, so it needs to be clear, catchy, and precise; it can both make and break a site's theme. CSS3 has taken the next step forward in design to provide designers with a huge new tool called @font-face, which lets designers, for the first time, easily upload a web-acceptable font to a server and be used for a site.