What’s the difference: Desktop vs. Web Fonts?

Category : Technology

What’s the difference: Desktop vs. Web Fonts?

As graphic designers, fonts are very important to the work we do. In years past, designers like myself were extremely limited as to the fonts we could use for website design. But now, “web fonts” are readily available. But web fonts are different from desktop fonts in several ways. Keep reading to learn just how they’re different.

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Animated Holiday Cards: FAQs

Everything you need to know to send an eCard

Each year, more clients ask us about “eCards”— electronic animated holiday cards. Below are some of the questions we get asked most often, with (hopefully) easy to understand answers. Continue reading “Animated Holiday Cards: FAQs” »

Mike’s Technical Tip: Saying Goodbye to Gmail’s Quick Links

Well… it was fun while it lasted. The Quick Links feature from Gmail’s Labs is being retired soon. One of the more popular blog posts here introduces and explains Quick Links (about three years ago), but it’s now – sadly – time to say “goodbye.”

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Design Lesson: Best Practices in Website Navigation

Every single one of us has been there — you go to a website looking for a specific piece of information, and as you navigate the site, you lose your way. Many people start to feel frustrated, give up and just search Google instead. It’s a completely natural response to bad navigation. How do we fix this phenomenon? Keep reading to learn a few tips and tricks for designing intuitive navigation for information-heavy websites.
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What is Crosslinking and Why Does it Matter?

What is crosslinking?
The term “crosslinking” is used in several ways when referring to websites. Most commonly, crosslinking refers to the process of linking between two separate websites. But crosslinking also applies when associating two pages on the same website, so that each page shows a link to the other page. Links between pages on the same site can always be added manually. But modern websites are often programmed so that crosslinks can be added dynamically for increased flexibility and ease of site management.

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