hey guys wanted to know which font replacement method your prefer and why. Right now i am using Cufon and i find some drawbacks.
I used Cufon with some success for a template for sale on here. The reason I used it was because I was only using one specfic font that wasn’t free elsewhere.
Playing around with Google Fonts the other day, the thing I loved about it was you could easily include maybe 5 different fonts to give your themes a big-time variation in it’s look and feel – and best of all it wasn’t too hard to include all these.
Play with both, but if you can play with Google a little more because once you get the hang of setting it up, it becomes a breeze to install.
Plus because its served up by Google the uptime/speed is going to be amazing. With Cufon I found I got a wee flash as the sites loaded up.
Google. Don’t think twice.
thanks for the response guys…
gonna switch to google.
Google is a good choice but your limited to what they offer.
I’m a fan of @fontface myself.
The answer is all: big headlines look crappy on Windows systems, therefore I use Cufon for that. Fontface & google for body copy.
christopherjon saidGoogle Font uses @font-face. But the advantage of using a font from Google is that you’re off-loading the font call to Google which relieves some of your server’s work.
Google is a good choice but your limited to what they offer. I’m a fan of @fontface myself.
And you are limiting the users to that fonts. That most of the time do not work with the design of the theme. Font face is our choice.