FAQ: CSS Typography - Font-Face I


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#2

In which situation do I prefer which method to modifiy and add new fonts - link method or @font-face method?


#3

Good Question
I just completed Font Face III, I felt it was glossed over quickly. The syntax wasn’t explained. There is like 3 or 4 different ways to link fonts in. Each syntax is completely different. Which one do we use? I am assuming in a employment setting, the developers will prefer one over the other as their standard.


#4

Hi guys can i please get help in starting the exercise on Font 11 and i cant get the URL that i saw entered into the browser, I’ll appreciate your help.


#5

Hi @nomzee I had the same question & searched for it. Answer: https://developers.google.com/fonts/docs/getting_started

Specifying font families and styles in a stylesheet URL

To determine what URL to use in your stylesheet link, start with the Google Fonts API base URL:
https://fonts.googleapis.com/css
Then, add the family= URL parameter, with one or more font family names and styles.
For example, to request the [Inconsolata] font:
https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Inconsolata


#6

Hi Tom

Thanks for that I kind of went through the video, which are very helpful in getting the answers, but I appreciate your help.

Stay Coding

Peter