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CSS

Matthew McGilton
Matthew McGilton
3,452 Points

Difference between @font-face and @import url?

Don't really understand the difference between using @font-face and @import url(). Would someone explain this to me? Is one method better than the other?

1 Answer

Clayton Perszyk
MOD
Clayton Perszyk
Treehouse Moderator 48,836 Points

@import is for importing other css files (files with extension .css)

@font-face is for embedding fonts.

this article gives a solid explanation.