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Opened 3 weeks ago

#50723 new enhancement

Twenty Twenty: Please replace Hoefler text with Noto Serif as default font

Reported by: nmschaller Owned by:
Milestone: Awaiting Review Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 5.4.2
Component: Bundled Theme Keywords:
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Description

Hi Twenty Twenty theme developers,

Thank you for developing this excellent theme.

Working from a Chromebook now, I noticed that the Hoefler Text font for body text is displayed thin and badly rendered.

First, I checked the Chrome browser settings you recommended. That didn’t help.

Then I realized that it is not Hoefler Text that is displayed, but a fallback font, Garamond as it seems.

Reading about different issues with Hoefler Text, from spacing to flower power, I suggest that you define Noto Serif as the default font for frontend content and backend editing.

Alternatively, please redefine the fallback font as Noto Serif instead of Garamond, or before Garamond.

Noto Serif is displayed well on a Chromebook and is very similar to Hoefler text, both in look and feel, and in size. Noto Serif is also the fallback font for Android devices.

Thanks a lot.

Regards

Nicole

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Screenshot 2020-07-21 at 3.44.33 PM.png (513.0 KB) - added by nmschaller 3 weeks ago.
Screenshot of fallback font Garamond on Chromebook in Chrome browser

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Change History (1)

@nmschaller
3 weeks ago

Screenshot of fallback font Garamond on Chromebook in Chrome browser

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