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By Eric A. Meyer

From customized fonts to ad-hoc font households you gather out of numerous person faces, CSS three grants extra typographic strategies than ever earlier than. This concise consultant exhibits you ways to exploit CSS homes to achieve a fine-grained and wide-ranging impact over the way you demonstrate fonts at the Web.

Short and candy, this publication is an excerpt from the impending fourth version of CSS: The Definitive advisor. for those who buy both the print or the book variation of Fonts, you’ll obtain a coupon at the whole Definitive advisor as soon as it’s published. Why wait? easy methods to opt for and manage fonts correct away.

• Specify font households and their customary alternatives
• Use @font-face to specify custom-made downloadable fonts
• dimension your fonts with absolute or relative scales, probabilities, or size units
• comprehend the variation among italic and indirect styles
• easy methods to specify or suppress a font’s kerning info and different font features
• Synthesize your individual editions for fonts that lack daring or italic textual content

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By Eric A. Meyer

From customized fonts to ad-hoc font households you gather out of numerous person faces, CSS three grants extra typographic strategies than ever earlier than. This concise consultant exhibits you ways to exploit CSS homes to achieve a fine-grained and wide-ranging impact over the way you demonstrate fonts at the Web.

Short and candy, this publication is an excerpt from the impending fourth version of CSS: The Definitive advisor. for those who buy both the print or the book variation of Fonts, you’ll obtain a coupon at the whole Definitive advisor as soon as it’s published. Why wait? easy methods to opt for and manage fonts correct away.

• Specify font households and their customary alternatives
• Use @font-face to specify custom-made downloadable fonts
• dimension your fonts with absolute or relative scales, probabilities, or size units
• comprehend the variation among italic and indirect styles
• easy methods to specify or suppress a font’s kerning info and different font features
• Synthesize your individual editions for fonts that lack daring or italic textual content

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You need to explain the business benefits it provides. Only then will they see the return on the cost of employing you to implement the idea. 2012 17:20:00 CHAPTER 01 The Business Side of Redesign Not that an ongoing program of investment is the only way to future-proof a website. There are also technological solutions. USING TECHNOLOGY TO FUTURE-PROOF WEBSITES We should remember why we do what we do as Web designers. If we forget, then bad practices start to creep in. A case in point is Web standards.

Here are some suggestions: • Become more than an implementer. Work hard to change your relationship with clients. Stop being a pixel-pusher, and work collaboratively with clients. Be willing to challenge them, especially when they request a major overhaul of their website. Suggest a realignment instead, and adopt a process that includes them. • Prepare before jumping in. Resist the urge to leap into a redesign; rather, do some homework first. Make sure you are well prepared for the risks, such as scope creep.

If the client wants that, make sure to get the details of everything that will be required in the new system. Failing to do so will almost guarantee that, just as you’re close to launching, you will be asked how the system supports a task that half of the staff does every day (when, in fact, it doesn’t), thus forcing major additions to your project. I speak from experience! CONTENT MANAGEMENT Almost every website requires some form of content management. This could take the form of updating pages of content, adding products to a store, or editing bits of text in a Web application.

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