CSS2 - Font Properties

This is a complete reference guide for web developers where we have listed all the CSS properties related to font defined in the World Wide Web Consortium's Recommended Specification for Cascading Style Sheets, Level 2.

Click any property to see its description with examples −

Sr.No. Property & Description
1 font

Sets all the font attributes for an element. Value is any of the values for −

  • font-style
  • font-variant
  • font-weight
  • font-size
  • line-height
  • font-family
2 font-family

Defines the font for an element, either as a specific font or as one of the generic serif, sans-serif, cursive, fantasy, and monospace.

3 font-size

Defines the font size.

4 font-size-adjust

Adjusts the current font's aspect ratio.

5 font-stretch

Determines the amount to stretch the current font.

6 font-style

Defines the style of the face, either normal or some type of slanted style.

7 font-variant

Defines a font to be in small caps.

8 font-weight

Defines the font weight . if a number is used, it must be a multiple of 100 between 100 and 900; 400 is normal, 700 is the same as the keyword bold.