CSS - font-family

The font-family CSS descriptor allows authors to specify the font family for the font specified in an @font-face rule.

Example

@font-face {
  font-family: examplefont;
  src: url('examplefont.ttf');
}

Syntax  

/* <string> values */
font-family: "font family";
font-family: 'another font family';

/* <IDENT> value */
font-family: examplefont;

Values

<family-name>
Specifies the name of the font family.

Formal syntax

<family-name>

where
<family-name> = <string> | <IDENT>+

Description  

The font-family CSS descriptor allows authors to specify the font family for the font specified in an @font-face rule.

Related at-rule@font-face
Initial valuen/a (required)
Mediaall
Computed valueas specified
Canonical orderthe unique non-ambiguous order defined by the formal grammar

Browser Compatibility  

Feature Chrome Edge Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support 4 12.0 3.5 (1.9.1) 6.0 9.0 3.1
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mini Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support 2.2 1.0 (1.9.1) 10.0 No support 12.0 3.1

Specifications  

Specification Status Comment
CSS Fonts Module Level 3
The definition of 'font-family' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation Initial definition

License

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Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License v2.5 or later.
https://developer.mozilla.org/en-us/docs/web/css/@font-face/font-family