How to get started with the Google Fonts API?
Get Started with the Google Fonts API. This guide explains how to use the Google Fonts API to add fonts to your web pages. You don’t need to do any programming; all you have to do is add a special stylesheet link to your HTML document, then refer to the font in a CSS style.
What is an example of a Google font?
For example, ¡Hola! is represented as: https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Inconsolata&text=%c2%a1Hola! Note: there’s no need to specify the subset= parameter when using text= as it allows you to refer to any character in the original font.
Where can I find Google Fonts on my computer?
Google Fonts Files. Each family subdirectory contains the .ttf font files served by Google Fonts, plus a METADATA.pb file with metadata for the family, and a DESCRIPTION.en_us.html with a description of the family in US English. Also, /designers contains a list of the Google+ pages for the fonts’ designers.
How can I use Google Fonts in CSS?
In particular, add a CSS generic font name like serif or sans-serif to the end of the list, so the browser can fall back to its default fonts if need be. For a list of fonts you can use, see Google Fonts. To determine what URL to use in your stylesheet link, start with the Google Fonts API base URL:
How to use google fonts under both SSL and non SSL?
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Can you use Google Fonts in HTTPS mode?
This has been tested on IE9, Firefox 13, Safari and Chrome. This simple change will make your browser call the Google Font page in the applicable mode (HTTP vs HTTPS). Enjoy!
What kind of fonts can I use with Google Fonts?
In particular, add a CSS generic font name like serif or sans-serif to the end of the list, so the browser can fall back to its default fonts if need be. For a list of fonts you can use, see Google Fonts.
How to reduce the size of Google Fonts?
In these cases, you should consider specifying a text= value in your font request URL. This allows Google to return a font file that’s optimized for your request. In some cases, this can reduce the size of the font file by up to 90%. To use this feature, simply add text= to your Google Fonts API requests.