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Ways To Improve Your WordPress Site Design Using Fonts

Website fonts are often the most overlooked part of web design. Choosing the right font for your website can be a revolution in user experience. It can make your website look beautiful, make the text readable, make it easy for your eyes to see, and it can also make it easy for you to draw attention to important sections of your content.

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Ways To Improve Your WordPress Site Design Using Fonts

The great thing about WordPress is that you can easily customize fonts on your website. Often, the number of fonts available with a WordPress theme or default installation is limited. Luckily, in WordPress, you can use several font libraries to get custom fonts.

The typography on your website will be a major part of the branding when you create a website. It needs to be consistent with your brand and it should make you stand out from the crowd. All of this will lead to user experience and boost user retention and engagement. You need to carefully evaluate the fonts that you want to use on your website. You can create a rich custom look by using unique fonts on your website.

A great library of custom fonts is available at Fontsy.com with its all-in-one, open source web font management software. You can easily add web fonts to WordPress using a free WordPress plugin.

How To Add Custom Fonts in WordPress With Fontsy?

To begin, sign in to your WordPress dashboard, navigate to the Plugins tab, and click Add New. Look for Fontsy, install, and enable the plugin. Once the process is complete, a new Fontsy tab will be available.

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The Fontsy dashboard on WordPress

In the Fontsy dashboard, you will notice four primary sections:

  • Font List. It is where you can find the different fonts you have added to your font library.
  • Select Fonts. This section will provide you various locations in which you can define a different font. You can assign a specific font for your Headers, Links, Paragraphs, and more.
  • Font Library. It is where you can search for available pre-installed fonts from Fontsy available for you to add on your Font List or activate for use on your WordPress site.
  • Upload New Font. If a specific font you wish to use is not available in the Font Library, you can import your own web fonts on this section.
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You can add and activate premium and free fonts with Fontsy
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Define a specific font on the “Select Fonts” section

We all like to read a readable blog. I am personally a great typography lover. I love reading content that is beautifully presented with good fonts and colors. With that said, Fontsy can turn your WordPress site into a beautiful looking blog. The WordPress font plugin is easy to install. The Fontsy dashboard is also user-friendly and it does not require advanced scripting knowledge. It is even flexible that you can include other web fonts that you can use for your blog. As one of the reviews left by a user, she said:

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A 5-star review by one of the users

Conclusion

Font choices, like everything else in web design, have a major impact on the overall reception of the website. Poor font choice, however, can harm your website and throw everything else into a mess. If you’re tired of having to rely on default font options from WordPress themes and want to design your blog more effectively, read on tips and tools that will allow you to do this. Fontsy is one of those reliable options available online.

There is no need to feel overwhelmed by the thousands of options available online. Using best practices and the right tools like Fontsy will make it so much easier for you to find the perfect fonts and use them in a way that will impress your readers. But of course, you need to be careful when selecting custom fonts. Choose something legible, visually appealing, blends with your concept, and enables you to stand out from the rest at the same time.

Give Fontsy a try today and lose yourself in beautiful fonts. Choose from the huge library of free or premium fonts that best suit your WordPress site.

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Philip Andrew Mayol
I'm a freelance digital content creator. I write online for blogs full-time, and sometimes press materials for companies. I also conduct workshops and seminars for content creation and smartphone photography. I'm a Computer Engineer and have worked professionally as a Leadership and Management Trainer and Coach for a BPO company in Cebu City for 5 years.

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