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So yesterday I wrote some code out because I despise the font tag, and today comes a more in-depth look at font properties in CSS.

Cut for length and formatting )
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One of the main differences between LJ and DW and how they let you code is that DW allows inline CSS in comments. This is a wonderful thing that can make your comment formatting much more elegant, because you can handle all of your formatting with a single string of code instead of using a string of <font><b><i>!

a write-up and some code snippets )
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So, Google runs a nifty resource called Google Web Fonts! It puts hundreds of open source fonts for download and also generates CSS automatically to use on your website.

I'm going to explain how you can incorporate it into your DW/LJ CSS overrides. I'm going to be taking my Central layout and changing the header font to this.

Tutorial behind the cut )

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vig·il /ˈvijəl/
a : evening or nocturnal devotions or prayers —usually used in plural
b : the act of keeping awake at times when sleep is customary; also : a period of wakefulness