FAQ: CSS Typography - Font-Face I


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


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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.


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.


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:
Then, add the family= URL parameter, with one or more font family names and styles.
For example, to request the [Inconsolata] font:

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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



Hi, I am stuck with how to load the css/latin rules.

I did exactly as they said and pasted the link in the browser but no latin rules come up.

Please help!


Generally you should just link the rel in the html document for optimization of page rendering.