Changing the Font Size

Dreamweaver has a variety of preset font sizes, including numeric values at set intervals ranging from 9 to 36, relative values ranging from xx-small to xx-large, and options for smaller and larger. All these options use CSS to define text size. Using Dreamweaver, you can achieve a great deal of control over the text on your pages through the use of these integrated CSS features. You’ll learn about more advanced CSS functionality later in this lesson.

Best Coding Practice: Deprecation of the Font Tag

In HTML 4.01 the font tag (a tag that defines the properties of text) has been deprecated—removed from the standard—although it is still supported by browsers at this time. The font tag wraps around text in the following manner, ...

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