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Web Safe Fonts

What is Web Safe fonts?

Web Safe fonts refers to the generic fonts that work on all Web Browsers and are used on all operating systems includes Windows, Linux and Mac.

If you are designing web pages on any of these systems or use any of these browser then, they will be displayed the same. So we have to play it safe, we have a small range of fonts to use, so we have to be creative with what we have.

Below is a list of the most commonly used web safe fonts:

georgia web safe font

(CSS) Font-Family: “Georgia”, serif
Designed in 1993 by Matthew Carter for the Windows…read more on Wikipedia.

arial web safe font

(CSS) Font-Family: “Arial”, Helvetica, sans-serif
The typeface was designed in 1982 by Robin Nicholas…read more on Wikipedia.

courier web safe font

(CSS) Font-Family: “Courier New”, Courier, monospace
The typeface was designed by Howard “Bud” Kettler in 1955…read more on Wikipedia.

trebuchet web safe font

(CSS) Font-Family: “Trebuchet MS”, Helvetica, sans-serif
Designed by Vincent Connare for the Microsoft in 1996…read more on Wikipedia.

lucidaconsole web safe font

(CSS) Font-Family: “Lucida Console”, Monaco, monospace
Designed by Charles Bigelow and Kris Holmes in 1985…read more on Wikipedia.

verdana web safe font

(CSS) Font-Family: “Verdana”, Geneva, sans-serif
Designed by Matthew Carter for Microsoft…read more on Wikipedia.

timesnewroman web safe font

(CSS) Font-Family: “Times New Roman”, Times, serif
Designed by Stanley Morison in 1931…read more on Wikipedia.

lucidaunicode web safe font

(CSS) Font-Family: “Lucida Sans Unicode”, Lucida Grande, sans-serif
It was developed by Charles Bigelow & Kris Holmes in 1993…read more on Wikipedia.

tahoma web safe font

(CSS) Font-Family: “Tahoma”, Geneva, sans-serif
Designed by Matthew Carter for the Microsoft Corporation in 1994…read more on Wikipedia.

impact web safe font

(CSS) Font-Family: “Impact”, Charcoal, sans-serif
designed by Geoffrey Lee in 1965…read more on Wikipedia.