Arial Black Webfont
BotB Academy Bug Reports and Feature Requests
Level 28 Chipist
post #78260 :: 2017.02.07 7:55am
  shinichi and sleeparrow liēkd this
iOS doesn't have Arial Black as a system font, so the website looks a bit different on mobile. Loading the font as a Webfont would fix this!
Level 20 Mixist
post #78261 :: 2017.02.07 8:25am
  andres, Xyz, Dimeback, Savestate, ViLXDRYAD, Beard, MiDoRi, TMM12 and garvalf liēkd this
that's just a sign that it's time to switch to android instead :))))
Level 12 Chipist
post #78262 :: 2017.02.07 8:50am
For me on iOS the font is Times New Roman or something.
Level 20 Chipist
post #78263 :: 2017.02.07 9:48am :: edit 2017.02.07 10:09am
iPhone 5S user checking in, I am not seeing what is different.

EDIT: Ok now I see. The thread title and the BotB logo at the bottom are not the same.
Level 28 Chipist
post #78265 :: 2017.02.07 10:31am
  xterm and shinichi liēkd this
Hashtag dollar dollar shinichi, I'm using a 4s rn lol
Level 28 Chipist
post #78267 :: 2017.02.07 1:07pm :: edit 2017.02.07 1:13pm
  Dimeback liēkd this
ah ! i may have found a fix

adding the !important rule to the css font might work

otherwise adding 'Arial-BoldMT' works as well i believe (for a slightly less bold version that ios recognizes)

font-family: 'Arial Black', 'Arial-BoldMT', arial, sans-serif;
Level 23 Chipist
post #78286 :: 2017.02.08 1:52am
you should use the liberation fonts instead of arial and courier new
Level 26 Hostist
post #78293 :: 2017.02.08 7:06am :: edit 2017.02.08 7:45am
  mootbooxle, Savestate, MiDoRi and chinanewyr liēkd this
To quickly describe what fonts the site currently uses --
verdana (smallest type)
arial (medium type)
courier (monospace & logs)
trebuchet (larger non-bold type)
arial black (logo and large bold type)

While I'm open to experiment with something like the liberation font family, Arial Black is and will continue to be the font for the BotB logo (with the kerning very low). I would very much like to have things looking the same across devices and OSes. Like most people, however, I hate changes like this to sites I visit regularly that have been the same for an extended period.

So, at the very least, I will be attaching Arial Black.ttf to the CSS to fix this issue very soon.
Level 29 Mixist
post #78294 :: 2017.02.08 7:36am
  pedipanol, puke7, Dimeback, Xyz, shinichi, HertzDevil and sleeparrow liēkd this
On Firefox for iOS, the site pretty much looks to me as it does on desktop! It looks a bit different on Safari, but that's just because Safari sucks balls.
Level 16 Mixist
post #78480 :: 2017.02.13 4:14pm
iOS Firefox is really nice imo

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