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CSS3: Custom Fonts using font-face CSS3: Custom Fonts using font-face

Published on Feb 24, 2019 by Jamie Munro

Let me start by saying that I am not a designer, so this feature didn't mean much to me; however, when we told designers that they can start using custom fonts – they want ape @$!# for it.

Over the years it has been mentioned countless times how little time you have to capture a person's attention on your website. Often times this can be done with flashy or enticing designs. With this comes increased download times – slowing the page load down. Also, many web hosting providers supply a limited bandwidth or charge per GB. Flashy or enticing designs can be costly in both the bandwidth and page load times.

With the ability to embed fonts with CSS3, us web developers, can start pleasing our designers by embedding their custom fonts in the website and stop using images to achieve the same affect.

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Tags: CSS | font-face | css3

Apply two different colors to a single character with CSS Apply two different colors to a single character with CSS

Published on Feb 22, 2019 by Jamie Munro

When you have one or more characters in a word/logo that you want to apply multiple colors to (not a gradient).

To accomplish two unique colors inside one character, the content property of CSS will be used in conjunction with the :beforepseudo element.

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Tags: CSS | css3 | CSS

Highlights from Webistrate: HTML5, MVC 3, and CSS3 Highlights from Webistrate: HTML5, MVC 3, and CSS3

Published on Sep 21, 2011 by Jamie Munro

Over the past few weeks some great articles have been released on Webistrate:



Exploring some of the new features of ASP.NET, HTML5, and CSS3.

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Tags: CSS | Optimization | html5 | css3 | mvc3 | Theory