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A List of 36 Web Safe fonts

New article written 9 January 2013 may be of more interest - Web Safe Fonts using @FontFace

Website designers are limited to using fonts which they know will be installed on the end user’s machine. Since the web designers are limited they have stuck to 11 core web safe fonts.

Most machines come installed with operating system pre-installed fronts, Windows Microsoft Office and Mac iLife also have pre-installed fonts.

Knowing most people have this software installed it now increases the amount of fonts that are available to use on the web.

Here is a list of fonts that are almost certain to work on your website on any PC:

 

 
 
 
 
 
   
 
  Courier New
  Franklin Gothic Medium
  Garamond
  Georgia
  haettenschweiler
  Impact
  Lucida Bright
  lucida calligraphy
  Lucida Console
  Lucida Sans
  Lucida Sans Typewriter
  Lucida Sans Unicode
  Mistral
  MS Mincho
  Onyx
  Papyrus
  Perpetua
  perpetua titling mt
  Playbill
  Rockwell
  Rockwell Extra Bold
  Stencil
  Tamoha
  Times New Roman
  Trebuchet MS
  Tw Cen MT
  Verdana
  Wide Latin
   

 

Comments
Christopher Tomkinson
August 06,2014 05:29 pm
Helped me to alter my website so that it showed up on other people's computers properly. I didn't realise so many fonts weren't correctly viewable to other people!

Milon Firikis
March 30,2013 02:31 pm
Very usefull. Thanks

William Sehlin
January 06,2013 03:30 pm
Great article! We would use this information to our graphic design and video marketing solutions. Cheers!

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