With the advent of web fonts, can’t a user see a site’s font even if those fonts aren’t installed on her computer?
Yes! As you will learn in unit 5, non user fonts are fonts which are stored remotely in publicly available directories. Even if a user does not have these fonts installed on her computer, she can use the @font-face property or the <link> element to link to them.
Google Fonts is a popular directory with thousands of free fonts.
The video at the end of Review Visual Rules (end of this section) provides an example on how to use Google Fonts for our projects. Skip to to min 5:38, Google Fonts, select the font by hitting the plus sign to the top right of the font. This provided both the link to add to the HTML file as well as the CSS declaration for our CSS file.
If you use google fonts, it allows you to download specific font-families, but from my view so far, it seems like it takes up space on an individual’s computer if they were downloaded. (Not an excessive amount of space however)
Much thanks for coming to my rescue. What a twisted question that was. My brain was almost scattered as it went into nesting h2 inside of h1. Lord have mercy.
Another thing is whenever I am inside style.css, my code refuses to run without error until I refresh the entire page. At first in a simple solution at the very beginning of which I very sure of the answer to the question, I spent over half an hour not knowing what was wrong or where I had a typo. that was few days ago, I had to bring my problem here for help. The help and solution took another half an hour which I did not actually get an answer but through the process of going back and forth, I figured out the problem with style.css at run time. Nothing changes until page is refreshed.
Now I know better, to simply refresh each I run or about to run my code.
You can always choose the ‘Get Unstuck’ in the top right.
I had no issue with this and understood it perfectly, so maybe this might just come off as confusing to some users.
The point is, if you were struggling, take advantage of the “view the solution” and “get unstuck” features.