Compare Browser Type CSS Options

John Reeve | November 13th, 2009 | , ,

I admit it. I’m a typophile. Addicted to descenders and x-heights, I could stare at the lower-case ‘g’ (the one with the closed descender) forever trying to inherit the genius of the early typographers who gave us Garamond and it’s brethren. Exploring type on the web isn’t as limitless as it’s analog counterpart, but there are still a lot of variations that can be accomplished with browser type.

Here to help reign in the number of options we have when designing and developing web sites using browser text and CSS is Definitely check it out. The site goes a long way in helping web designers and developers test various type options, comparing them using different CSS options. I’ll definitely be going back on our next web design project and consulting this screen type viewer.

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