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Best Cross Platform Fonts

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 20, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net

sans-serif, serif, monospace - these are the most generic fonts  that I am aware of that are available and look similar across all platforms.

I write online applications. I'm not a designer. So I typically haven't even bothered with setting a font-family for the site. In fact; I am beginning to question the need to do so until the new online font technologies become standard and available to everyone. It seems like a waste when you could possibly have a large demographic of end users who won't see the site the way you want them to anyway.

My questions to the community:

  • Do you set the font-family styles for your websites?
  • How often do you use font-family?
  • What are your favorite fonts that you have found work well across all platforms?

Thank you for you input.

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