Recently I was browsing through the Line friendconverter site and i really liked the font name, and wanted to add it to my PC . but i had to search around a bit hence thought of writing an article on finding the font of website so as TechApple blog users need not to roam around for doing the same. so here are the Best 3 Methods to find font of website which i found better 🙂 .
This is my most preferred method and me being lazy loved it . All you need to do for finding the font of website is –
Method II : Using Font Finder Add-On for Firefox
Not all users will be using Google Chrome, Firefox users too have an addon for Firefox – Font finder which can be used to detect Fonts on the Website which is currently visited. For detecting font using Font Finder
Method III : Using the Bookmarklet – Fount by Artequalswork
The above discussed methods work for either Chrome or Firefox, it may happen that you are a Safari or IE or any other Browser user and you want to detect the font of the website, so there’s a solution available for other browser users too – A bookmark is provided by Artequalswork – Fount which will help in finding the font.
All you have to do is add their bookmarklet to the bookmark bar, navigate to the website of which font is to be detected or determined , and click on the Fount bookmark , and magic! it will show the Font face name,family as well as the size! and it works on all Browsers – Safari, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, IE 8+ .
These were the easy methods to detect the Fonts used on a website , while most of the time these tools will work , if however if they don’t work we can use the methods used by developers for Font detection purpose – Firebug and Webkit. I will be writing an article with detailed instructions on using the same , but mostly the above tools will save the day ! 🙂 . If you have any doubts/queries do comment also if you know of any other such tool or method feel free to comment, we will really appreciate it 🙂
Thank you…that helped a lot. Does whatfont work correctly on an image?
This is great! I usually use this: http://www.coreldraw.com/en/pages/font-finder/index.html to identify fonts and it works great , but it really can come in handy having an alternative for my other computer. Thank you very much for sharing