Category: system fonts

Implementing system fonts on Booking.com — A lesson learned

Stuart Frisby documents that you shouldn’t use the font shorthand when using a System Font Stack: …don’t use -apple-system at the head of a shorthand font declaration, and test thoroughly, especially when playing around with proprietary stuff like system font declarations. If it looks like a vendor pr...

System Fonts in SVG

There was a time when the smart move in picking fonts for a website was to a font-family that was supported across as many platforms as possible. font-family: Tahoma; and whatnot. Or even better, a font stack that would fall back to as-similar-as possible stuff, like font-family: Tahoma, Verdana, Segoe, sans-serif;. Th...