Web typography refers to the use of fonts on the World Wide Web. When HTML was first created, font faces and styles were controlled exclusively by the settings of each Web browser. - Web typography
Fonts and typography are critical to good design, branding, and readability, plus they allow the text to be selectable, searchable, zoomable, and high-DPI friendly. In short, we need web fonts, and we need to optimize their delivery and use. - Making Web Fonts Fast(er) - Ilya Grigorik (Google)
Not exactly a feature which is new to CSS3, @font-face was first proposed for CSS2 and has been implemented in Internet Explorer since version 5! However, their implementation relied on the proprietary Embedded Open Type (.eot) format, and no other browsers decided to use this format. With the release of Safari 3.1, however, website makers can use any licensed TrueType (.ttf) or OpenType (.otf) font in their pages. - Web fonts with @font-face
This freebie is Map Glyphs who have hundreds of scalable vector map icons of the world, continents, globes, countries and states.
- download fonts from Map Glyphs;
- paste the following code into the <head> section of your site's HTML.
<link href="path/mapglyphs.css" rel="stylesheet">
and more ... 301 Map Icons in One Font.
Created by Map Glyphs.
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