font-family

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

Syntax

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

/* <custom-ident> value */
font-family: examplefont;

Values

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

Formal definition

Related at-rule@font-face
Initial valuen/a (required)
Computed valueas specified

Formal syntax

<family-name>where <family-name> = <string> | <custom-ident>+

Examples

Setting the font family name

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

Specifications

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

Browser compatibility

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See also