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What Font: Identify the Fonts on a WebPage

What Font: Identify the Fonts on a WebPage

Sometimes, you see a site while surfing and you love the font of that site and want to download it but unfortunately you don’t know the name of the font. What Font is a Google Chrome extension which identifies all the fonts used on a webpage and lets you know about the font in detail. This extension is very useful for the reason I told above. With this extension, you could inspect web fonts by just hovering on them. It is that simple and elegant.

WhatFont Chrome Extension

It is the easiest way to identify web fonts. Knowing about the font(by using this extension) is not difficult. Let me tell you how can you do it.

1. Install the extension. Link.
2. Click on the What Font icon left to the “wrench” icon.
3. Hover on the text and you will see the font in a little black box.


4. Click on the text and you will see the full info about the font.

That’s it! Its is that much easy. This extension is very useful for web designers and developers who could use it to find out what font a certain web page is using. It also very useful for newbie bloggers who don’t know much about how to make the written content on their blog look appealing to the readers. A very simple tool, but it will help you a lot when it comes to web designing and regular writing.

So, what do you think about it? Know any other such tools that is so simple to use? Do let us know in the comments.

Article by vinayaknagri

Vinayak has written 64 articles.

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{ 3 comments… add one }

  • Arjun Singh May 15, 2011, 10:19 pm

    Although the post was to the point and a brief one but i dont think it was of that much lengthy as it shld be.. :)

    Dont take it personally.. :P

  • Shubham Dev May 16, 2011, 9:17 am

    Thanks a lot Vinayak for sharing this! I was looking for something like this to find the font of a webpage for a while now!

  • Anandarajeshwaran.J May 17, 2011, 10:54 pm

    Helped me find the font I was trying to locate for a very long time. Thanks for the info. will change my blog to this font

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