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Chapter 9Embedded Fonts and Multicolumn Layouts

We’ve added quite a lot of decoration to The HTML5 Herald, but we’re still missing some key components to give it that really old-fashioned feel. To look like a real newspaper, the text of the articles should be laid out in narrow columns, and we should use some suitably appropriate fonts for the period.

In this chapter, we’ll finish up the look and feel of our website with CSS3 columns and @font-face.

Web Fonts with @font-face

Since the early days of the Web, designers have been dreaming of creating sites with beautiful typography. But, as we all know too well, browsers are limited to rendering text in the fonts the user has installed on their system. In practical terms, this has limited most ...

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