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                <main class="main">
  <header class="page-header">
    <h1 class="pageTitle">Web Typography Basics</h1>
    <p class="intro">This is an introduction to web typography that covers some basic concepts and shows how you might use and adapt a base typography styles. <a href="https://codepen.io/profstein/pen/gGKRGL">Click here for the styles on their own</a>.</p>
  </header>
  
<section class="example default">
  <h3>Default</h3>
  <p class="section-description">This is how typography looks in your browser with no styling</p>
  
   <section class="terminology">
    <h4>Terminology</h4>
    <p class="sub-head">The language of typography</p>
    <p>In order to style type it's good to learn the names and definitions of typographical terms.</p>
    <p class="read-more"><a href="https://www.supremo.co.uk/typeterms/">View article <span class="title">Type Terms</span> </a>  
    </p>
      <p class="read-more"><a href="http://typedia.com/learn/only/typeface-classifications/">View article <span class="title">Typeface Classifications</span></a></p>
  </section>
  <section class="Hierarchy">
  <h4>Hierarchy</h4>
  <p class="sub-head">Organizing the importance of the content.</p>
  <p>A core job of typography is to convey the text content of a page, including allowing the reader to quickly scan the page, see titles, know where sections begin and end and what content is similar an different.</p>
  <p class="read-more"><a href="https://webdesign.tutsplus.com/articles/understanding-typographic-hierarchy--webdesign-11636">View article <span class="title">Understanding Typographic Hierarchy</span> </a></p>
</section>
  <section class="readability">
  <h4>Accessible and Readable</h4>
  <p class="sub-head">Making sure everyone can read the text.</p>
  <p>More than just the font, its the color, spacing and styling that determines accessibility and readability.</p>
  <p class="read-more"><a href="https://webdesign.tutsplus.com/articles/designing-accessible-content-typography-font-styling-and-structure--cms-31934">View <span class="title">Designing Accessible Content</span> article</a></p>
</section>
  <section class="overall">
  <h4>Overall Feel</h4>
  <p class="sub-head">What does the typography say about the site?</p>
  <p>More than the text on the page, how you style typography creates a mood and has an impact on how people feel about your site.</p>
  <p class="read-more"><a href="https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2013/08/beautiful-typography-web-design/">View article<span class="title">A Journey Through Beautiful Typography In Web Design</span> </a></p>
</section>
</section>
  
<section class="example reset">
  <h3>Reset</h3>
  <p class="section-description">This is a CSS Reset that removes all styling. The point is not to end like this but to remove browser styling so you add your own in.</p>
  
  
    <section class="terminology">
    <h4>Terminology</h4>
    <p class="sub-head">The language of typography</p>
    <p>In order to style type it's good to learn the names and definitions of typographical terms.</p>
    <p class="read-more"><a href="https://www.supremo.co.uk/typeterms/">View article <span class="title">Type Terms</span> </a>  
    </p>
      <p class="read-more"><a href="http://typedia.com/learn/only/typeface-classifications/">View article <span class="title">Typeface Classifications</span></a></p>
  </section>
  <section class="Hierarchy">
  <h4>Hierarchy</h4>
  <p class="sub-head">Organizing the importance of the content.</p>
  <p>A core job of typography is to convey the text content of a page, including allowing the reader to quickly scan the page, see titles, know where sections begin and end and what content is similar an different.</p>
  <p class="read-more"><a href="https://webdesign.tutsplus.com/articles/understanding-typographic-hierarchy--webdesign-11636">View article <span class="title">Understanding Typographic Hierarchy</span> </a></p>
</section>
  <section class="readability">
  <h4>Accessible and Readable</h4>
  <p class="sub-head">Making sure everyone can read the text.</p>
  <p>More than just the font, its the color, spacing and styling that determines accessibility and readability.</p>
  <p class="read-more"><a href="https://webdesign.tutsplus.com/articles/designing-accessible-content-typography-font-styling-and-structure--cms-31934">View <span class="title">Designing Accessible Content</span> article</a></p>
</section>
  <section class="overall">
  <h4>Overall Feel</h4>
  <p class="sub-head">What does the typography say about the site?</p>
  <p>More than the text on the page, how you style typography creates a mood and has an impact on how people feel about your site.</p>
  <p class="read-more"><a href="https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2013/08/beautiful-typography-web-design/">View article<span class="title">A Journey Through Beautiful Typography In Web Design</span> </a></p>
</section>
</section>
  
<section class="example base-styles">
  <h3>Base CSS Styles</h3>
  <p class="section-description">This is a set of base styles applied that you're free to use and modify in your projects. To get a fully designed site that fits your content, you'll need to change it.</p>
  
  
   <section class="terminology">
    <h4>Terminology</h4>
    <p class="sub-head">The language of typography</p>
    <p>In order to style type it's good to learn the names and definitions of typographical terms.</p>
    <p class="read-more"><a href="https://www.supremo.co.uk/typeterms/">View article <span class="title">Type Terms</span> </a>  
    </p>
      <p class="read-more"><a href="http://typedia.com/learn/only/typeface-classifications/">View article <span class="title">Typeface Classifications</span></a></p>
  </section>
  <section class="Hierarchy">
  <h4>Hierarchy</h4>
  <p class="sub-head">Organizing the importance of the content.</p>
  <p>A core job of typography is to convey the text content of a page, including allowing the reader to quickly scan the page, see titles, know where sections begin and end and what content is similar an different.</p>
  <p class="read-more"><a href="https://webdesign.tutsplus.com/articles/understanding-typographic-hierarchy--webdesign-11636">View article <span class="title">Understanding Typographic Hierarchy</span> </a></p>
</section>
  <section class="readability">
  <h4>Accessible and Readable</h4>
  <p class="sub-head">Making sure everyone can read the text.</p>
  <p>More than just the font, its the color, spacing and styling that determines accessibility and readability.</p>
  <p class="read-more"><a href="https://webdesign.tutsplus.com/articles/designing-accessible-content-typography-font-styling-and-structure--cms-31934">View <span class="title">Designing Accessible Content</span> article</a></p>
</section>
  <section class="overall">
  <h4>Overall Feel</h4>
  <p class="sub-head">What does the typography say about the site?</p>
  <p>More than the text on the page, how you style typography creates a mood and has an impact on how people feel about your site.</p>
  <p class="read-more"><a href="https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2013/08/beautiful-typography-web-design/">View article<span class="title">A Journey Through Beautiful Typography In Web Design</span> </a></p>
</section>
</section>
  
<section class="example custom">
  <h3>Customized Styles</h3>
  <p class="section-description">Here the base styles from the previous example have been customized to fit the content.</p>
    
   <section class="terminology">
    <h4>Terminology</h4>
    <p class="sub-head">The language of typography</p>
    <p>In order to style type it's good to learn the names and definitions of typographical terms.</p>
    <p class="read-more"><a href="https://www.supremo.co.uk/typeterms/">View article <span class="title">Type Terms</span> </a>  
    </p>
      <p class="read-more"><a href="http://typedia.com/learn/only/typeface-classifications/">View article <span class="title">Typeface Classifications</span></a></p>
  </section>
  <section class="Hierarchy">
  <h4>Hierarchy</h4>
  <p class="sub-head">Organizing the importance of the content.</p>
  <p>A core job of typography is to convey the text content of a page, including allowing the reader to quickly scan the page, see titles, know where sections begin and end and what content is similar an different.</p>
  <p class="read-more"><a href="https://webdesign.tutsplus.com/articles/understanding-typographic-hierarchy--webdesign-11636">View article <span class="title">Understanding Typographic Hierarchy</span> </a></p>
</section>
  <section class="readability">
  <h4>Accessible and Readable</h4>
  <p class="sub-head">Making sure everyone can read the text.</p>
  <p>More than just the font, its the color, spacing and styling that determines accessibility and readability.</p>
  <p class="read-more"><a href="https://webdesign.tutsplus.com/articles/designing-accessible-content-typography-font-styling-and-structure--cms-31934">View <span class="title">Designing Accessible Content</span> article</a></p>
</section>
  <section class="overall">
  <h4>Overall Feel</h4>
  <p class="sub-head">What does the typography say about the site?</p>
  <p>More than the text on the page, how you style typography creates a mood and has an impact on how people feel about your site.</p>
  <p class="read-more"><a href="https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2013/08/beautiful-typography-web-design/">View article<span class="title">A Journey Through Beautiful Typography In Web Design</span> </a></p>
</section>
</section>
  
  <section class="more-resources">
    <h2>More Information</h2>
    <h3>Overall Web Typography Guides</h3>
    <p>Yes, there are a lot of guides. Pick one, start reading. If it isn't your style, try another. Also reading a few may help reinforce ideas.</p>
    <ul>
      <li><a href="https://typographyhandbook.com/">Typography Handbook</a>: online reference</li>
      <li><a href="https://betterwebtype.com/">Better Web Typography for a Better Web</a>: free web course</li>
      <li><a href="https://prowebtype.com/">Professional Web Typography</a> (book)</li>
      <li><a href="http://thinkingwithtype.com/">Thinking with Type</a> (companion site to book)</li>
      <li><a href="https://material.io/design/typography/understanding-typography.html">Understanding Typography</a></li>
      <li><a href="https://blog.hubspot.com/website/website-typography">The Beginner's Guide to Typography in Web Design</a></li>
      <li><a href="https://elementor.com/blog/guide-to-web-typography/">Web Typography: The Complete Guide for Designers</a></li>
      <li><a href="http://webtypography.net/">Elements of Typographic Style Applied to the Web</a></li>
    </ul>
    
    <h3>Examples</h3>
    <ul>
      <li><a href="https://www.typewolf.com">Typewolf</a> (information, inspiration and more): </li>
      <li><a href="https://gist.github.com/profstein/58123c5ff7df899117737072061daeb4">Gist with just the basic typography from this page</a>.</li>
      <li><a href="https://ilovetypography.com/">I Love Typography</a></li>
      <li><a href="https://fontsinuse.com/">Fonts in Use</a></li>
      <li><a href="https://www.hongkiat.com/blog/showcase-web-design-beautiful-typography/">Showcase of Web Designs with Beautiful Typography</a></li>
    </ul>
    
    <h3>Tools</h3>
    <ul>
      <li><a href="https://www.gridlover.net/">Gridlover</a>: helps to choose font sizes and line spacing.</li>
      <li>Check color contrast: WebAIM's <a href="https://webaim.org/resources/contrastchecker/">Contrast Checker</a> and Lea Verou's <a href="https://contrast-ratio.com/">Contrast Ratio</a></li>
      <li><a href="https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/typography-inspector/mbbnlbimlnfachlfnjnolpehiimhbjjm">Typography Inspector</a>: chrome extension</li>
    </ul>
    
    <h3>Articles</h3>
    <ul>
      <li><a href="https://www.editorx.com/shaping-design/article/web-typography-rules">The Rules of Web Typography</a>Typography in ten minutes</li>
      <li><a href="https://practicaltypography.com/typography-in-ten-minutes.html"></a></li>
      <li><a href="https://careerfoundry.com/en/blog/ui-design/beginners-guide-to-typography/">What Is Typography, And Why Is It Important? A Beginner’s Guide</a></li>
      <li><a href="https://rwt.io/typography-tips">Typography Tips</a></li>
      <li><a href="https://www.toptal.com/designers/typography/web-typography-infographic">Designing for Readability – A Guide to Web Typography (with Infographic)</a></li>
      <li><a href="https://ux.christmas/2020/7">Digital typography and accessibility</a></li>
      <li><a href="https://techstacker.com/readability-vs-legibility-typography/">Readability vs. Legibility in Typography — what’s the difference?</a></li>
      <li><a href="https://medium.com/the-readability-group/a-guide-to-understanding-what-makes-a-typeface-accessible-and-how-to-make-informed-decisions-9e5c0b9040a0">A Guide to Understanding What Makes a Typeface Accessible</a></li>
      <li><a href="https://material.io/design/usability/accessibility.html#hierarchy">Web page Hierarchy from Material.io</a></li>
      <li><a href="https://www.hongkiat.com/blog/typography-for-modern-websites/">A Look Into: Better Typography For Modern Websites</a></li>
      <li><a href="https://levelup.gitconnected.com/improve-your-web-typography-with-a-few-solid-tips-ccdea4477d00">Improve your web typography with a few solid tips</a>
      </li>
      <li><a href="https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/03/10-principles-for-readable-web-typography/">10 Principles Of Readability And Web Typography</a></li>
    </ul>
    
    
  </section>
  
</main>
              
            
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                  /* Optional, include a web font  */
@import url('https://fonts.googleapis.com/css2?family=Antonio:wght@100;600&family=EB+Garamond:ital,wght@0,400;0,700;1,400;1,700&display=swap');

/* ====================
   RESET STYLES
   ==================== */
.reset *{
  padding:0;
  margin: 0;
  font-weight: 400;
  font-size: 16px;
}


/* ====================
   BASE CSS STYLES
   ==================== */
.base-styles, .custom{
    // base font styles
    font-size: 1rem;
    font-family: 'EB Garamond', serif;
    font-weight: 400;
    line-height: 1.5;
    color: #333;

  p, li {
    margin-top: 0;
    margin-bottom: 1em;
  }
  
  /* A link that has not been visited */
  a:link {
    color: #000080;
    text-decoration: none;
    border-bottom: 1px solid #000080;
  }
  /* A link that has been visited */
  a:visited {
    color: #800080;
    border-bottom: 1px dashed #800080;
  }
  /* A link that is hovered on */
  a:hover {
    color: red;
    border-bottom: 1px solid red;
  }
  /* A link that is selected */
  a:active {
    color: green;
    border-bottom: 1px solid green;
  }

  /* Base Styling for headings  */
  h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6 {
    font-weight: 600;
    font-family: 'Antonio', sans-serif;
  }

  /* For each of your headings at minimum set the margin, size, line-height. Adjust font-weight and other properties as needed. */

  h1 {
    font-size: 5.063em;
    line-height: 1;
    margin: 0 0 0.5em 0;
  }

  h2 {
    font-size: 3.375em;
    line-height: 1.2;
    margin: 1.5em 0 0.5em 0;
  }

  h3 {
        font-weight: 100;
    font-size: 2.25em;
    line-height: 1;
    margin: 1.5em 0 0.25em 0;
  }

  h4 {
    font-size: 1.5em;
    line-height: 1;
    margin: 1.5em 0 0.5em 0;
  }

  h5 {
    font-size: 1em;
    line-height: 1;
    margin: 1.5em 0 0.5em 0;

  }

  h6 {
    font-size: 1em;
    line-height: 1.5;
    margin: 1em 0 0 0;
    font-weight: 400; /* normal */
    text-transform: uppercase;
  }
}

/* ====================
   CUSTOMIZED
   ==================== */
// Note, all of the base styles have also been applied above. This modifies them to fit the content
.custom{
  h4{
    margin-top: 2.5rem;
  }
  p{font-size:1.2rem;}
  .title{
    font-style:italic;
  }
  .sub-head{
    font-style:italic;
    color:#666;
    margin-top:-.5rem;
  }
  
  .read-more{
    /* A link that has not been visited */
    text-align: center;
    padding:10px;
    border: 1px solid #000080;
    a{
      border-bottom:none;
      text-decoration: none;
    }
     /* A link that has not been visited */
  a:link {
      color: #000080;
    
  }
  /* A link that has been visited */
  a:visited {
      color:#000080;
  }
  /* A link that is hovered on */
  a:hover {
      color: red;
  }
  /* A link that is selected */
  a:active {
      color: red;
  }
  }
}


/* ====================
   LAYOUT
   ==================== */

.main{
  display:grid;
  grid-gap: 1.5rem;
  grid-template-columns: 1fr;
  padding:.725rem;
}

.page-header{
  grid-column: 1/-1;
  max-width:50rem;
}

.example{
  // display: flex;
  // flex-direction: column;
  // justify-content: flex-end;
  border-bottom: 1px solid #666;
  margin-bottom: 1rem;
}
.example .section-description{
  flex-grow:1;
}

@media (min-width: 640px){
  .main{
    grid-template-columns: 1fr 1fr;
  }
  .example{
    border-right: 1px solid #666;
    padding-right:1rem;
  }
  .more-resources{
    grid-column:1/3;
  }
}

@media (min-width: 1000px){
  .main{
    grid-template-columns: 1fr 1fr 1fr 1fr;
  }
  .more-resources{
    grid-column:2/4;
  }
}



/* ====================
   STYLING FOR HEADER AND MORE RESOURCES SECTIONS
   ==================== */

.page-header{
  font-size: 2rem;
    font-family: 'EB Garamond', serif;
    font-weight: 400;
    line-height: 1.5;
}

.more-resources{
    font-size: 1rem;
    font-family: 'EB Garamond', serif;
    font-weight: 400;
    line-height: 1.5;
  
  h2{
    font-size: 2rem;
  }
  h3{
    font-size: 1.5rem;
    margin-bottom: 5px;
  }
  ul{
    margin-top: 5px;
    
    li{
      margin-bottom: 1rem;
    }
  }
}
              
            
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