HTML font face Attribute

Definition and Usage

The face attribute specifies the font of the content within the font element.

Compatibility Notes

The font element was deprecated in HTML 4.01 and is not supported in XHTML 1.0 Strict DTD.
Use CSS instead.
CSS syntax: <p style="font-family: courier, serif">


<font face="font-family">

Syntax Example

<font face="Arial, Times New Roman">

Attribute Values

Value Description
font-family Specifies the font for the text/elements within the font element.Default value: Browser dependent
Possible values: A comma separated prioritized list of font family names to use.
There are two types of font-family values:
  • family-name: The name of a font-family, like "times", "courier", "arial", etc
  • generic-family: The name of a generic-family, like "serif", "sans-serif", "cursive", "fantasy", "monospace"

Browser Support

The attribute is deprecated, but still supported in all major browsers.


Source Output
<font face="Arial, Times New Roman">
<p>God is great</p>
God is great
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