Hey you, I can’t read your font.

Please stop using terribly rendered web fonts.

With the inevitable rise of the modern, capable browser and the wonderful functionality it brings, we are, in turn, treated to browser rendering issues that stem up from either:

  • lack of QA
  • lack of care

I don’t think I’m missing an option there. Offenders fit into one of those two buckets*. Anyways, this is all I want to say:

People, fix your crappy web font rendering.

Now, on to the examples.

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Look, I’m all for pushing brand and trying to anchor some identity in this infinite well of media called the web, but for God’s sake people before I can consume your content, I need to be able to read it.

* I am fully aware not everyone can test all devices, screen sizes, browsers, etc. Sometimes these things slip through the cracks. However, the general issue usually comes down to just a specific browser or an operating system (←most common).

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