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How to install a font to your website

Fonts live on the visitor's browser. This means all you need to do is supply HTML code defining the font you want to use, such as this snippet.

<SPAN STYLE="font-family: Tahoma, Arial, sans-serif;">Your message!</SPAN>


The visitor will come to your site, and their browser will use the first font you indicate. If the specified font is not available, the browser will pick from your list of alternate fonts or something from the same font family. If none of your font choices are found, the browser will use whatever font it prefers.

I Don't Know HTML

With HostGator you have the option of using a few programs that don't require you to know how to code to use different fonts.

Check the Description section for each plugin to ensure that it has been tested with the version of WordPress you're running to make sure that it is compatible.

I Want A Custom Font Not Common in Browsers

It is possible to show visitors fonts that are not in their browser. In fact, this method will guarantee that your visitors see the exact font you want, every time. The trick? Instead of using words, use pictures. Create an image with the fonts you like, then save the image and show that in place of your text.

Here is a sentence using text.

Text In a Different Font

Please note: Font selection is an aspect of your website design, and HostGator is not responsible for any design aspect of your site. As always, we are pleased to offer you our best advice, and we hope it helps.