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I am working on this http://plusonetesting.co.uk/PloughInn/ and although I have applied the rather lovely
I know this was only initially supported in webkit land but wondered if there was something I could use for Moz - as my text looks like they have been eating the Krispy Kreme's a bit fat.
James Barnett39,199 Points
When text "looks fat" that's not an issue with antialiasing, that's an issue with weight. It sounds like the browser is rendering faux-bold.
You need to remember to include multiple weights in your @font-face directive.
<link href="http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Droid+Serif:400,400italic,700,700italic" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css">
Here's a great blog post on using multiple weights with @font-face
Guil HernandezTreehouse Teacher
Like @James said, we shouldn't use faux bold because if a typeface does not include a bold font, the browser will compensate and try to create its own. This can result in smeared letters––the browser artificially makes it bold by rendering it double.
Nice looking site, though!