In This Chapter
Introducing fonts and typefaces
Specifying the font family
Determining font size
Understanding CSS measurement units
Managing other font characteristics
Using the font rule to simplify font styles
Web pages are still primarily a text-based media, so you'll want to add some formatting capabilities. HTML doesn't do any meaningful text formatting on its own, but CSS adds a wide range of tools for choosing the typeface, font size, decorations, alignment, and much more. In this chapter, you discover how to manage text the CSS way.