Legibility Archives

Best Font Size for Web Design

The font size set for a web page can make it readable, usable and accessible, or not. “A certain trend among designers, believing that small text gives a Web page a sleek appearance and provides more space per “page” for actual content, sometimes results in the use of unreasonably small font sizes. Unfortunately, this does […]

Text Alignment on the Web

Which text alignment do you use on your website? Left, right, center or justified? Did you know that text alignment can affect how easy it is to read a web page? Text Alignment Text alignment refers to how the lines of text on the page line up. There are four basic ways to align text […]

Heading Hierarchy

Heading hierarchy on a web page is little hard for some to understand. In this article, we’ll try to clear up the confusion by comparing heading hierarchy in a web document with how you use headings in a printed document. In web page coding there are heading tags H1 through H6 available to format the […]

Heading Structure – Heading Tag

Heading structure is important not only to present a clear structure to the web page but also in consideration of those using text readers and the search engines. First let’s go over what Heading tags are. Heading Tags Heading tags are used to define the headings in your page. There are 6 available, h1 set […]

Uncommon Fonts

Using uncommon fonts in your web page or website can be a problem. Windows based and Mac based computers come with different fonts installed by default. One problem web designers have is that they forget that the average computer user may not have the same fonts installed on their machine. Once you add a program […]