Expanding HTML font display options

16 Jan 2009

The typeface options available to web designers and developers have always been limited. Quickly designers learned to substitute text with images, utilizing a wider variety of typefaces that are available in programs like Fireworks, Photoshop and Illustrator.

More recently, the advent of Flash replacement or sIFR and the improvement of typeface support, designers and developers have more tools at their disposal.

Richard Rutter of  Clearleft has penned a great piece supported by some great research on the topic of font-weight CSS support in browsers.