WebINK Waves Wizardly Wand Over Web; Font Used in Harry Potter® Books and Yahoo® Logo Now Available for Web Design
PORTLAND, Ore.—October 31, 2012—As people across the world transform into Zombies, Ghosts and Ghouls in celebration of Halloween, Extensis announced it is dressing up its web font service—WebINK—with a wizardly new font.
Created by Marcus Burlile and licensed through Portland Type Co., “Able” is an unforgettable part of popular culture. Not only is it the font used for the Yahoo logo, but it’s also used throughout the interior pages of the US editions of the Harry Potter books.
Using WebINK, web designers and developers can now bring a bit of magic to their websites with Portland Type Co.’s “Able” or any of WebINK’s 5,000+ fonts from world-renowned foundries. Prototyping a site is free, allowing users to test how a touch of web font magic can transform dull, lifeless websites.
“Able is an excellent addition to the robust collection of web fonts from WebINK,” said Thomas Phinney, Extensis Guru of Fonts & Typography. “With over 5000 fonts to choose from, all the ingredients are available for an enticing website elixir.”
To learn more about WebINK and start waving a wizardly wand over websites, visit www.webink.com.
About Extensis’ Web Font Solution: WebINK
WebINK is the standards-compliant solution for bringing live fonts into any web site without font licensing or file format hassles. Simply by integrating a small piece of code into a site’s CSS code, WebINK delivers custom fonts to any browser instantly. Stocked exclusively with professional-quality typefaces, WebINK unleashes creative freedom to Web designers and Web developers–enabling them to push the limits of web design while maintaining brand standards and search engine optimization (SEO) best practices. www.webink.com
Extensis® is a leading developer of software and services for creative professionals and workgroups. Their solutions streamline workflows, securely manage digital assets and fonts, and control corporate typographic branding. Used by hundreds of Fortune 5000 companies, Extensis’ award-winning server, desktop, and web service products include: Portfolio Server® for digital asset management, Universal Type Server® for server-based font management, Suitcase Fusion™ for single-user font management, and the WebINK® web font rental service. Founded in 1993, Extensis is based in Portland, Oregon, and the United Kingdom. For additional information, visit cde.extensis.com
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