Despite the fact that the total number of fonts has tens of thousands, web masters the choice is very limited. If set at site a unique font, then the majority of users it just not be displayed. Therefore, when choosing a text decoration is necessary to consider some features.
The fonts are not embedded in the page. Content code just indicates that the user needs to display the same or different design. Experienced coders indicate several suitable options. If one font is not – will seem different.
Also, the design sometimes changes depending on the device. For example, you can configure the site so that mobile users, he showed one font (more compact and readable on small screens), and the owners of other tablets.
The design should not be too diverse. In most books on usability of the Internet resources say that it is optimal to use 3 different font on the website. If there are more, the design looks too far from harmonious.
For content it is better to choose a sans serif (grotesque). On screens and monitors, they are perceived much better. Fonts with a serif (Antiqua) are mainly used in the headings or printed materials.
The most popular choices include Arial, Trebuchet tenth pin to the main content Georgia, Times New Roman twelfth pin headers. This is due to its prevalence and ease of reading. But the Impact and Comic Sans, despite its popularity, is not recommended.
Another good option is font Verdana. Visually it is similar to Arial, but has a more subtle contour. Keep in mind that this font is installed by default only on later versions of Windows and Mac OS, so be sure to specify a replacement.
The use of fonts
In various text boxes (citation, recommendation, etc.) is better to use an alternative font. Use the same text decoration in all blocks looks unprofessional.
Do not change line and character spacing. Even if the text is too long and visually take up much space, it is better to leave it as it is. Otherwise you will get a post very difficult to read.
It is better not to use blue color to highlight important points, as it is associated with links, and users will want to click on it. Also avoid any other highlights, if only on this based design.
In any case, do not use scripts that allow to load unnecessary graphical elements. First, it will affect the speed of loading the page. Secondly, you will never be able to predict the correct installation of the font. Thirdly, not all visitors to the site will want to get such a gift. In-four, to increase the load on the server.
If you still need to use a beautiful font, it is better to convert text into an image and in this form fill on the website.