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Web-safe fonts

Web-safe fonts are a collection of fonts that are commonly found on most computers and devices. These fonts are considered "safe" to use on websites because they are widely available, which ensures that the website's text will display consistently across different devices and operating systems.

Web-safe fonts include popular font families like Arial, Verdana, Times New Roman, Georgia, and Helvetica, among others. These fonts are often used for body text because they are easy to read and widely available.

Here are a few examples of how to use web-safe fonts in CSS:

body {
  font-family: Arial, sans-serif;
}

h1 {
  font-family: Georgia, serif;
}

p {
  font-family: Verdana, sans-serif;
}

In this example, the body text is set to use the Arial font family, which is a popular sans-serif font that is commonly found on most computers and devices. The h1 text is set to use the Georgia font family, which is a popular serif font that is often used for headings and titles. The p text is set to use the Verdana font family, which is another popular sans-serif font that is widely available.

Using web-safe fonts ensures that website text displays consistently across different devices and operating systems. However, web developers can also use other fonts that are not considered web-safe by using web fonts or hosting custom fonts. These options allow for more creative and unique typography choices but may require more technical knowledge and may impact page load times.

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