Changing Font for Main/Body text – FontAwesome
Post count: 5frockadvisorAugust 11, 2015 at 9:33 am #13452
I’d like to have the whole site use the same font that is in the top nav but am struggling to modify this. In the Customizer, when I go to the Fonts section, there are no other available fonts in the dropdown. The only option is Theme Default. Do I need to activate something to be able to change the fonts from here? I also tried to modify style.css by replacing all font-family with FontAwesome but the change did not reflect in the body text. I was able to change the body text to any other font, e.g. Verdana, but just not FontAwesome. I’m not really sure if FontAwesome is a font or a reference to a system which needs to be defined somewhere else, but I’d really appreciate your support!
ThanksPost count: 5frockadvisorAugust 11, 2015 at 10:41 am #13459
Ok I have now realised that FontAwesome is the icons — so what is the font used in the top nav? In style.css all I can see is FontAwesome, serif or monospace, and it’s neither of those. Otherwise I see “font: inheret” but from where does it inheret?
Thank you!Post count: 2448JegbagusAugust 12, 2015 at 2:21 am #13467
hi frockadvisor, we use lato as navigation font.
if you need easier look, you can use inspect element of firefox. take a look at image i attach bellow.
Thank youPost count: 5frockadvisorAugust 12, 2015 at 9:03 am #13535
Thanks very much. I usually use Inspect Element to understand where things are, it’s very useful. That is now working perfectly – I changed the body text to lato and it looks great. Although it’s odd because I could not find lato anywhere in style.css (I used Cmd+F) even for the header navigation. Anyway thanks so mich!Post count: 2448JegbagusAugust 12, 2015 at 10:36 am #13564
hi flock, lato is generated from backend. you will only see it if you find it on page source (view page source)
Thank youPost count: 5frockadvisorAugust 12, 2015 at 10:37 am #13565
Great, thanks so much!Post count: 32strilaAugust 18, 2015 at 7:36 pm #13734
Hi! My client would like to use Georgia as body font but the backend only has Google fonts. Can you explain me how to change to Georgia?
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