More and more people are using high resolution monitors these days. As the number of people using 800x600 declines, the number of people using resolutions of 1024x768 and above is increasing. So what does this mean for web fonts?
To get you thinking in the right direction, we will put forward two possible solutions, but with a bit of thought and imagination, we are sure that most web designers can come up with their own tailored approaches that suit their designs best. Writing in Links to External CSS Files and Calculating the Font Size Dynamically, then writing in the CSS class.
For the visually handicapped, make your page work with speech synthesizers and be careful about assigning font sizes and colors. Speech synthesizers can read text, but can't read images, so titles, sub-titles and other text displayed in an image get ignored, unless the ALT code is included.
The concept is simple - when a Web page is requested, it is saved to disk. If it is required again, the disk copy is used. This technique is used in all modern browsers such as Netscape Navigator
and Internet Explorer.
In a proxy cache, users request pages from a local server instead of direct from the source. The local server gets the page, saves it on disk and forwards it to the user. Subsequent requests from other users of the cache get the saved copy, which is much faster and does not consume Internet bandwidth. This is an area where the United States is beginning to catch up with the rest of the world. W3C.
If your target audience all use the same computer with the same browser installed with the same plugins using the same preference settings and they are all accessing the pages from the local server, then a lot of these points are irrelevant.
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