font-family

The font-family CSS descriptor sets the font family for a font specified in an @font-face rule.

The value is used for name matching against a particular @font-face when styling elements using the font-family property. Any name may be used, and this overrides any name specified in the underlying font data.

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>

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

Examples

Setting the font family name

@font-face {
  font-family: "Some font family";
  src: url("some_font_name.ttf");
}

Specifications

Specification
Unknown specification
# font-family-desc

Browser compatibility

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See also