Kiran Gangadharan

Web Typography checklist

· Kiran Gangadharan

The following is a note-to-self checklist for web typography:

  • Use web-safe fonts
  • Use font-stacks
  • Limit to 2 or 3 fonts
  • Ensure good letter and word spacing
  • Take care of line-height
  • Make sure content is aligned (check line breaks)
  • Set proper typographical hierarchy
  • Differenciate hyperlinks appropriately
  • Resolve conflicts of contrast
  • Use tools like typetester and cssfontstack as aids