Google’s font library has grown rapidly since it started with just a handful of fonts. The library encompasses over 80 fonts from every genre – handwritten to serif, script to monospaced. These fonts are available to use for free on any website, commercial or private. They work across allmodern browsers and nearly every version of Internet Explorer still in use. Simply embed the provided code, the font is downloaded from the Google servers and displayed to the client just like any other text.
Let’s take a look at some of the best fonts Google has to offer:
Also comes in a serif version, this font is great for creating an elegant look with its light line-weights and simple geometric shapes.
On the converse, Cabin is a strong, weighty font best suited for headlines.
A great all-purpose sans-serif font for when you need variation on Times or Georgia but still need readability.
Although it comes with a large file size (almost 100k), Crimson Text is one of the best fonts due to its usability in every day projects.
One of the newest fonts, this simple cursive font is a great handwritten option for any website.
Covered By Your Grace
Another great handwritten font, Covered By Your Grace is great to add a little fun to your web project.