Re: For the font fondlers among us...

Subject: Re: For the font fondlers among us...
From: Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca>
To: TECHWR-L Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 31 May 2010 11:45:54 -0700

On Mon, May 31, 2010 at 11:34 AM, McLauchlan, Kevin
<Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com> wrote:
> But what about web sites?
>
> I tinker with html... I'm not a guru. Is there provision to
> "embed" (download to the visitor) your own special fonts,
> so they don't end up viewing your marvelous, arteestic page
> in Times New Roman and Arial? When you built it with
> the deliciously arcane "Pseudo-science Retro Oblique"?


Hi Kevin,

I was hoping someone would bring this up. I've been playing with this
technique and I think it offers some great results: Facelift Image
Replacement
http://facelift.mawhorter.net/

The only requirements are server side scripting (PHP with GD support)
and javascript, but it removes Flash from the picture. Plus, some
implementations cache the images for you so they don't have to be
recreated every time.

There are Wordpress plugins that use this technique as well. I haven't
found one that's easy, but they all work.

Cheers,

-Tony


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References:
For the font fondlers among us...: From: David Neeley
RE: For the font fondlers among us...: From: McLauchlan, Kevin

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