Changing the Font

To make your page more interesting and easier to read, you can change the fonts that are used to display text. Although a great deal of information is available concerning how type is used for print media, not all of that knowledge translates to the Web.

Generally, sans-serif fonts are easier to read than serif fonts on computer screens. Typically, serif fonts are used in print media because the serifs (the small strokes or flares on the ends of the lines) make characters easier to recognize. On a computer screen, however, those same serifs can actually make it more difficult to discern letter forms, particularly when large amounts of text are involved or when the text in question uses a relatively small font size. It is also ...

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