Choosing text fonts for the web

We delve into the topic of selecting fonts for extended body text on the web.
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New series: Text fonts for the web

In this series of articles we are going to tackle the challenges of setting extended text for the web, from choosing and using the right webfonts to primers on hinting, page composition and testing.
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Elegant OpenType alternatives for older browsers

By expanding on the basic function of a font stack, we can use subsetted fonts to create some interesting typographic effects that, while not as spectacular as a fully-featured OpenType layout, will at least work well in older browsers.
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Part 2: The problem with line height

Understanding how browsers and operating systems interpret line height will help you control type on the web with more precision.
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Part 1: We need to talk about line-height

Getting line spacing right is one of those aspects of typesetting that is a tricky combination of good judgement and practiced technique, making it both an art and a science.
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Part 3: Line height options in the kitbuilder

Our Webfont Kit Builder allows the user to fix some of the problems described in the previous part of this article. But there is no single best method, so we offer various options to suit different scenarios.
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Casestudy: Chessington.com

Our first look at webfonts in the real world takes us on an English safari, through Chessington World of Adventure, and lashings of Grilled Cheese.
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Guest article: Typesetting for SEO

Our latest guest feature writer is Sean Enns of Harbour City SEO. Sean's take on SEO is to set beautiful text that shines for both machine readers and human eyes; read on for his under the bonnet approach to text on the web.
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A CSS webfont logotype

Use webfonts and CSS to brand your site and make a tasty, scalable wordmark.
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Case Study: uChicago.edu

Webfonts have brought tangible improvements to maintenance workflows and content management. Here we look at how the University of Chicago’s recent use of Proxima Nova on their main site has helped cure a few headaches.
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