This article covers a simple method to identify and download fonts used on a website for free. It happens to me many times that I visited a website and really like the fonts there. It’s hard to tell a font just by looking at it but there are many tools and extensions that can help. One such tool is the Font of Web.
Font of Web is a free web app where you can identify the fonts used on any website. You can do that simply by entering the URL to that website. Within a few seconds, this web app identifies the fonts from that website and lists them all together. It breaks the fonts in the hierarchy as used on that website along with other details such as font-weight, line height, size, etc.
Identify, Download Fonts Used on a Website for Free
With Font of Web, it gets really simple to identify the fonts of any website. Unlike an extension or tool, there is no need to download or install anything. You don’t even need an account to use it. All you have to do is visit the Font of Web website and enter the URL to the website on which you like to identify the fonts.
This web app takes a few seconds to analyze the website and identify the fonts. Then it lists all the fonts used on that website. The fonts get lists in the same hierarchy as used on the website. It tells you which font is used for paragraphs, which one is used for the headings, etc. For each font, it shows the font name along with the font family and font style. Then it lists all the variations of that font used on the website. It identifies each variation and gives you the font weight, line height, and font size for that.
Along with all that, it also offers a link to get that font. If a font is free, it gets downloaded just by clicking on the download option. Otherwise, you may require additional licensing to use the font for personal and commercial use.
Font of Web is a handy tool for developers, designers, or anyone who is curious about fonts used on a website. It not only identifies don’t but possibly lets you download the font as well. All that with no additional download or installation. Give it a try and share your thoughts with us in the comments.