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I had some advertising designed on MS Word using the font "Britannic Bold". I want to use this on my website but the font isn't listed on the web design software (Serif WebPlus SE). Is there any way I can download it to the web design software?

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I had some advertising designed on MS Word using the font "Britannic Bold". I want to use this on my website but the font isn't listed on the web design software (Serif WebPlus SE). Is there any way I can download it to the web design software?

Other people won't have this font on their computer, so your website won't look like you intend if you use this font.

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Other people won't have this font on their computer, so your website won't look like you intend if you use this font.

This, or sort of.

Depends what you are doing with it, if you are using it in an image then it won't be a problem but. If you want it for the main text you can use it but in the css you need to add something to drop back in to, although for an unusual font it's unlikely the user will see what you do.

See here for an explanation of the drop back

http://www.w3schools.com/css/css_websafe_fonts.asp

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Possibly the worst thing you can do on a web site, depending on the extent it will destroy any on site SEO.

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There is a system where you can use non-web fonts on a site, but retain the SEO-ness of it all. Google SIFR and you'll find it.

Does require flash though, so to be honest I'd just ditch brittanic bold and go for the normal sans cascade, like Arial > Verdana > Hellvetica > Sans

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There is a system where you can use non-web fonts on a site, but retain the SEO-ness of it all. Google SIFR and you'll find it.

Does require flash though, so to be honest I'd just ditch brittanic bold and go for the normal sans cascade, like Arial > Verdana > Hellvetica > Sans

There is always a way around it, but IMO not worth the bother in the first place.

Can't think of a single website which I go to where I think the font makes the site better, seen loads where a crap font has totally ruined it.

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Possibly the worst thing you can do on a web site, depending on the extent it will destroy any on site SEO.

It's only a logo, innit? Use the alt:

<img src="logo.gif" alt="Peace and Love">

(or whatever your logo is).

Of course it would be total nonsense for normal text.

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It's only a logo, innit? Use the alt:

<img src="logo.gif" alt="Peace and Love">

(or whatever your logo is).

Of course it would be total nonsense for normal text.

The OP didn't specify it was just a logo and if it was a logo I can't see why he would want to import it in to his web design software. I did say earlier if you were using it in an image it's not so much of a problem, but as you say blocks of text are a no no and I see them all the time.

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It's only a logo, innit? Use the alt:

<img src="logo.gif" alt="Peace and Love">

(or whatever your logo is).

Of course it would be total nonsense for normal text.

Indeed.

I didn't imagine someone would want all the text in a non-standard font. They're standard for a reason.

I didn't imagine someone would want all the text in a non-standard font. They're standard for a reason.

Ooo one of the fonts that most annoys my web designer friend is comic sans. It's one of my favs though.

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The OP didn't specify it was just a logo and if it was a logo I can't see why he would want to import it in to his web design software. I did say earlier if you were using it in an image it's not so much of a problem, but as you say blocks of text are a no no and I see them all the time.

It was just because I liked the way it looked so just wanted it to use for the company name at the top. No big deal if it isn't not going to work though.

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