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Level
Beginner
Updated
Sep 20, 2014
Duration
3h 12m
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Description

If you want your users or customers to retain information and have a more pleasant experience, then type is one of the single most important factors. In this course, we'll learn how to start thinking about type on the web by considering the many contexts for which we have to design. We'll go over how the browser renders type, different methods for using and pairing fonts on the web, and how to use readability, hierarchy, contrast, and white space to improve our typography for the web. This tutorial assumes a basic knowledge of typography, and some of the discussion and concepts are explored using basic CSS.

About the author
About the author

Susan is a web design author for Pluralsight. Growing up, Susan was both a passionate artist as well as a computer tech aficionado. When she discovered the world of web development, she found that she could meld those two passions together into something amazing. Soon after, Susan began devoting herself to building beautiful and functional web content for businesses and nonprofits. It was through those experiences Susan developed a fluency for web coding languages.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Introduction and Project Overview
[Autogenerated] Hi, I'm sizzling digital tutors and this is typography for the Web. Typography is one of the most important elements of designing a website, and taking care to say, good type on a website can increase not only readability but comprehension and retention of information. So if you want your users or customers to retain information and have a more pleasant experience, thin type is one of the most single important factors in this course will learn how to start thinking about type on the Web by considering the many context we have to design for studying how the browser renders type different methods for using impairing fonts on the Web and hotties, readability, hierarchy contrast and white space to improve our typography. This course assumes a basic knowledge of typography, and some of the discussion and concepts are explored using basic CSS. If you don't understand basic typography or basic CSS calm accepts, it will be helpful to check out some of our other courses, like Beginner's Guide to Typography and your first day with CSS. So with that, let's get started in our next lesson by learning about type on the Web