LearnIdentify web fonts with WhatFont

Screenshot of typekit.com with hovering windows showing the type faces used on the site

The WhatFont tool is a great way to identify what web fonts are being used right on a page. When the bookmarklet is active, just click on any text to discover its full font stack!

Go to chengyinliu.com/whatfont.html to install the bookmarklet (Firefox 3.6+, Chrome 9+, Safari 4+, Internet Explorer 9) or get the extension for Chrome.

5 Responses to “Identify web fonts with WhatFont”

  1. Rafay Shaukat on June 30, 2011 at 12:09 am said:

    Doesn’t works properly on images. Which is a down-side of this extension, other than that, awesome!

  2. Glennmorphy Smith on June 29, 2011 at 6:17 am said:

    Thanks for sharing this informative information and its so useful for us.
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  3. Designers Community on June 28, 2011 at 10:44 pm said:

    Great tool, thank you for share

  4. planetoftheweb on June 28, 2011 at 9:19 pm said:

    Whoah…this is an awesome find.

  5. Kellvarado Dick on June 28, 2011 at 10:50 am said:

    Yes go into View-Page source this will tell you the fonts used unless the page is controlled by Cascading Style Sheets.http://hardknight.net

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