WordPress themes are excellent open source platform for blogging and online publication. You can customize your website or blog as per your choice. There are many ways you can change the font in a WordPress theme. The prime ways through which you can add customs fonts to a WordPress theme include @Font-Face and CSS. Apart from that you can also add customized fonts through Google Web Fonts. This tutorial step by step tells you how you can add custom fonts to your WordPress.
Adding Custom Fonts through Plugins
Google Web Fonts
Google Font Directory is the biggest source of different types of fonts. To get fonts for your website go the http://www.google.com/webfonts#ChoosePlace:select . Make selection for the fonts you wish to choose. Each of the fonts has a code. Note this code and edit the code in WordPress theme file fonts.php inside the ‘function’ folder. Specify the style you wish to apply to the fonts in following manner.
‘gudea’ => array(
‘weight’ => array(
‘400italic’ => ‘Normal italic’
700 => ‘Bold’
Adding Custom Fonts using TypeKit
Adding Custom Fonts Manually
@font face CSS rule is quite easy to use. The first step involves uploading desired fonts through FTP in a folder. In the admin panel of WordPress proceed as Appearance>> Editor >>Stylesheet.
Next add the below code to the style sheet.
font-family: Georgia, Arial, sans-serif;