Did YOU Know that you can use the < font > tag in boxes, journals, descriptions, and in litterature?
Well, yes you can! No Premium Membership REQUIRED!
To prove my point, below!
Did you enjoy the awesome presentation of the "Test." text above? Well, here's the source code:
<font face="Droid Sans" size="9">Test.</font><font face="Arial" size="3">Test.</font><font face="Tahoma" size="1">Test.</font><font face="Oswald, Droid Sans, Lucida Sans Unicode, Arial" size="5">Test.</font><font face="Brainly, Nunito, Testt, Times New Roman" size="4">Test.</font><font face="Helskini, Klavika, FF Meta, Segoe UI, Tahoma" size="11"><b>LOL!<b></font>
What goes into that is tag is basically the "size" and "face" subtags! If you need more explanation or info, move on below!
deviantART support the so-called "font sizes" in any range from 1 to 7!
To define your font size, just use
<font size="#">Text</font>where # is the font size. Cool, eh? There are 10 font sizes allowed, and you may only define a number as a size. You can't use stuff like 3px, 3pt, or 3em because deviantART doesn't seem to support that.
Yes, decimals up to the tenths place are allowed only up to size 3. Along with that, the letter, line, and paragraph spacing WILL vary on the font size because of an odd flaw within dA's main CSS itself.
So... here is a demonstration of the sizes!
This is size 1 text.
This is size 1.2 text.
This is size 1.5 text.
This is size 2 text.
This is size 2.5 text.
This is size 3 text.
This is size 4 text.
This is size 5 text.
This is size 6 text.
This is size 7 text.
This is size 999 text.
To define your font itself, just replace
<font face="X">Text</font>where X is the font name. The subtag name "face" came from Michel Rowels of W3C, in case you were wondering.
deviantART supports the use of any font, but the tag DOES NOT support any Google Webfonts. The fonts MUST be pre-installed to the reader's computer in order for it to be displayed. If you must use a font not installed into all computers, like say FF Meta, then you better use commas. For example, This text will appear in FF Meta if installed. If not, this text appears in Times New Roman. --
<font face="FF Meta, Times New Roman">This text will appear in FF Meta if installed. If not, this text appears in Times New Roman.</font>
Web Safe Fonts, defined by W3C:
Palatino Linotype, Book Antiqua
Times New Roman
Arial Black, Gadget
Comic Sans MS
Courier New, Courier
Lucida Console, Monaco
Great Fonts Combos, for the of dA:
dA Logo Font: Klavikal, Klavika, Apex New, Trebuchet MS
Windows Metro Font: Segoe UI, Zegoe UI, XBOX UI, Arial
Mac Font: Lucida Grande, Lucida Sans Unicode
iOS Font: Helvetica Neue, Helvetica Neue STD, Arial, Helvetica
Last, But Not Least
So... you may combine BOTH font sizes AND font faces, like say in
<font face="Arial" size="1">Text</font>. To style your text, use the strong,b,u,i tags. You may also use the h1,h2,h3,h4,h5,h6,small,code tags to style your text along with the font tag.
Please feel free to point out any errors, , comment, and say congrats on the DD! I have spent 2 hours writing this...