Using large font size for web content which is what works in real situations in daily website browsing life

Designing Websites through CMS – Content Management Systems is big business nowadays.

Designing Website themes with Font that seems right to eye than seems more readable to eye & become eye candy of viewer is big challenge for designer.

Designing website with font variation from font size from 5px to 25 px is big trend that captured the whole designer community world wide.

What I think readability & getting attention of reader through large or more readable font size should be criteria. Using font size of 14.5px to help reader to concentrate & not irritate his eye to read small font size of so called ‘content’ area.

Using large font size & grading content on basis of maximize of 14.5px font size should be right direction to move forward.

Large font size for content like 14.5px helps communicator to convey message to reader & gain effective result of making him frequent visitor to website to which he loves to read the content from.

Here are Pros of using 14.5px font size or more

  1. readability Improves
  2. Usability improves
  3. Words are more easier to read & understand
  4. Removes strain from eyes
  5. Add value to content
  6. Removes Noise
  7. If font size used with nice font spacing & kerning improves more readability
  8. Removes distraction
  9. Helps the effective communication
  10. Creates happy-note in the mind of reader that he likes & understand the subject
  11. User thanks god that designer understand the he should not force reader to use browser’s increase font size feature with Command + or Control +

Cons of Using Large font size for content are

  1. Increases content size

Happy Blogging…!!! & Happy Content Creation…!!!

Thanks & Regards
Mandar Apte

Mandar Apte

This website contains a design articles blog by Mandar Apte. He writes and shares his iOS development, graphic, web, & animation film design experience through articles. Mandar is Mumbai based multi-disciplinary designer with expertise in UI, UX, Logo, Symbol, and Brand Identity design. He is an alumnus of Sir J. J. Institute of Applied Art, Mumbai. He currently runs his studio in the heart of the city of Mumbai.

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