Controlling, designing and improving Text on the web

A presentation at Web Directions Summit in in Sydney NSW, Australia by Mandy Michael

Text content forms the foundation of everything we do on the web, it doesn’t matter if you are building an admin system, a marketing website, or a product, you will have to work with text. CSS and font specifications have evolved, so whether you are scaling, wrapping, responding or designing something to make an impact, there are many practical, responsible and fun solutions for working with text based content on the web.

We’ll look at modern approaches and technical solutions for working with text, including variable fonts, css text tricks and features for the serious or party side of your projects. You’ll learn techniques that will help you build flexible and maintainable content right now and explore some of the exciting developments to look out for in the future.

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