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15 Fantastic Web Fonts for Body Text

September 17, 2012 by

Last week we focused on how to make the headlines on your site pop. Now, what about all of the rest of the text? In many cases, simply Arial or Helvetica can do the trick, but sometimes we have a more specific look-and-feel in mind.

Sometimes CSS fails to render a font properly on a website, and so having multiple styles helps avoid that problem. This set of fonts from Google Web Fonts is useful because each font set has multiple font styles, making it perfect for use all over your website:

1. Alegreya

 

2. Bitter

 

3. Cabin

 

4. Droid Sans

 

5. Droid Serif

 

6. Lato

 

7. Magra

 

8. Merriweather

 

9. Nobile

 

10. Noticia

 

11. Oswald

 

12. Overlock

 

13. PT Sans

 

14. Ubuntu

 

15. Vollkorn

 

No matter what font you end up choosing, be sure to pay close attention to the kerning and line-height of your text to ensure that your site’s text is easy to read.

Did you miss last week’s showcase of 15 Fantastic Web Fonts for Headlines? Go back and check it out!

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indrakult wrote...

June 24, 2014 at 2:32 am

Thanks for the list!

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