Course: Using Adobe Typekit

$131.89 incl. vat


duration: 5 hours |

Language: English (US) |

access duration: 90 days |


In this Adobe training you will learn the basics of Typekit.

You will learn the access to Typekit, how to search in the Typekit library and how to use Typekit fonts in desktop applications or websites. Finally you will learn how to use the interface and to modify Cascading Style Sheets to use Typekit fonts.


After finishing this course you are familiar with using Adobe Typekit and how you can use Typekit in desktop applications or websites.


There is no specific knowledge required.

Target audience

Web Designer


Using Adobe Typekit

5 hours

Getting Started with Typekit

  • start the course
  • describe what Typekit is and give examples of its uses
  • distinguish between locally loaded fonts and web fonts
  • describe the required specifications for installing and using Typekit, both offline and online
  • compare the available Typekit plans
  • create an Adobe account and use it to purchase a Typekit plan
  • edit preferences for Adobe and Typekit accounts
  • download and install the Adobe Creative Cloud desktop app
  • recognize the main areas of the Typekit interface and their uses
  • distinguish between the full and limited Typekit libraries
  • change the way fonts display in a Typekit library
  • identify the main font classifications and filter available Typekit fonts based on their classification
  • filter Typekit fonts based on availability
  • filter Typekit fonts based on their recommended use
  • filter Typekit fonts based on their properties
  • filter fonts based on the languages they support in Typekit
  • combine multiple criteria when filtering fonts in Typekit
  • refine a search for fonts using the browsing tools in Typekit
  • browse Typekit lists for particular fonts
  • add Typekit fonts to a collection of favorite fonts
  • use the Adobe Creative Cloud desktop app to sync fonts to local applications
  • use a synced Typekit font in a desktop application such as Microsoft Word
  • use the Typekit web interface to manage synced fonts
  • enable or disable the syncing of fonts locally
  • browse and filter fonts in the Typekit libraries

Using Typekit Fonts on Web Sites

  • start the course
  • describe the use of kits to deploy Typekit fonts
  • define a Typescript kit and install JavaScript for it
  • add Typekit fonts to a kit for use on a web site
  • add selectors for a kit in Typekit
  • describe how to use character sets when working with font kits
  • publish a font kit configured using Typekit
  • edit a Typekit font kit
  • configure a fallback font for a kit using the Typekit interface
  • configure a fallback font using HTML
  • use HTML to add a Typekit font kit to a WordPress site
  • use a plugin to add a Typekit font kit to a WordPress site
  • use HTML to customize a cascading style sheet (CSS) in WordPress, to control the use of Typekit fonts
  • use a plugin to customize a cascading style sheet (CSS) in WordPress, to control the use of Typekit fonts
  • use available selectors in the Typekit interface to customize a cascading style sheet (CSS) for a WordPress site
  • add a font kit created in Typekit to an HTML-only web site
  • customize a cascading style sheet (CSS) in an HTML-only web site
  • define numeric font weight and style settings
  • write the Typekit font-family name for a font family into a cascading style sheet (CSS)
  • use variation-specific font family names in Typekit to overcome the limitations on font families in Internet Explorer 6 to 8
  • create and publish a kit using Typekit, and use it to add specific fonts to a web site

Course options

We offer several optional training products to enhance your learning experience. If you are planning to use our training course in preperation for an official exam then whe highly recommend using these optional training products to ensure an optimal learning experience. Sometimes there is only a practice exam or/and practice lab available.

Optional practice exam (trial exam)

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice exam. This practice exam comprises a number of trial exams which are very similar to the real exam, both in terms of form and content. This is the ultimate way to test whether you are ready for the exam. 

Optional practice lab

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice lab. You perform the tasks on real hardware and/or software applicable to your Lab. The labs are fully hosted in our cloud. The only thing you need to use our practice labs is a web browser. In the LiveLab environment you will find exercises which you can start immediatelyThe lab enviromentconsist of complete networks containing for example, clients, servers,etc. This is the ultimate way to gain extensive hands-on experience. 


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