sIFR Resources

sIFR 2.0: Rich Accessible Typography for the Masses »
The last official release of the sIFR technique. Mike Davidson provides the information about sIFR and comments on its accessibility and compatibility issues... [ visit sIFR 2.0: Rich Accessible Typography for the Masses » ]
Introduction to sIFR »
HTML limits what you can do with font styling on the web. Pick a stylin' font that's only on your system, and your visitors get a fall back font; that's the way it works, or rather used to work...This presentation will introduce you to a technique, called Scalable Inman Flash Replacement (sIFR), which will allow you to use that hot new font on the pages you create, without being forced to use images, all in a easy to use, unobtrusive, backwards compatible, search-engine friendly manner by using a nifty combination of Flash and JavaScript.
How and when to use sIFR »
Before embarking on an analysis of sIFR, letís make sure everyone is up to speed on what it is and how it works. sIFR stands for scalable Inman Flash Replacement and is a technique for delivering truly customised typography on the web. It does this by replacing any text in a designated element with Flash rendered text as the page is loading. It is important to understand that it is not the element that is being replaced by Flash, but the text within it, leaving the element to be styled or positioned as normal...
sIFR Documentation and FAQ wiki »
The project gives an insight into the sIFR technique, explaining what exactly it is, how it works and how to use it. Some add-ons, tips and tricks, examples, tests and Firefox Greasemonkey Scripts (some tools to debug sIFR) are available... [ visit sIFR Documentation and FAQ wiki » ]
Two-color sIFR »
Marko Dugonjić's brief review and presentation of the javascript, which enables you to style (colorize) parts of the heading in the regular CSS so they are presented in the same fashion to non sIFR users.
Two-color sIFR Take Two »
Two-color sIFR technique revisited: better, improved and easier to use.
FONTSMACK is a resource primarily for Web designers who wish to easily add custom embedded fonts into their Web pages. FONTSMACK is a collection of pre-generated Flash SWFs that can be used with sIFR; along with the TrueType, OpenType or PostScript fonts used to create those fonts.
TextDrive Community Forum / sIFR »
A sIFR support forum, in which the creators of sIFR and those using it help the beginners and work on further development of the technology... [ visit TextDrive Community Forum / sIFR » ] »
A free sIFR font resource page, on which you will find freely available sIFR fonts and links to other sIFR resources... [ visit » ]
25 Best License-Free Quality Fonts »
\"So Iíve decided to create the Top 20 Best License-Free Official Fonts, which are likely to be used rather for official, serious presentations (such as business sites) than a colourful teenagerís homepage.\".. [ visit 25 Best License-Free Quality Fonts » ]