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Chapter 3. Notebook Paper > Embedding Unique Fonts

Embedding Unique Fonts

We’ve done a lot of work on the background of the article so far. Now let’s apply some extra styling to the actual content. We can use @font-face rules to make the headings look like they are handwritten—and this trick even lets IE in on the fun.

What is @font-face?

The @font-face rule is a way of linking to fonts on your server (just as you can link to images) that the browser downloads into its cache and uses to style the text on the page. It’s often called font embedding (though the fonts aren’t truly embedded anywhere), and the fonts that are “embedded” are called web fonts.


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