Responsive Font Solutions using Bootstrap and responsive template

Hello

I am finding that while a headline font (for example) might look fine on a destkop display, it looks too big on cell and similar small display.

Would using ems uinits instead of pixels help resolve it?

See this link, for example: Slideshow re responsive design

Would google fonts have any part in this issue?  I doubt it, but thought I'd bring it up.

Rowby
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Rowby GorenAuthor Commented:
Here's a link to the site I am working on -- so we can have something to look at.

redirec to development site

Note the headline font "Welcome to the...."

and "Our Galaxies"

They are too big on cell, for example.

Thanks

Rowby
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Scott Fell, EE MVEDeveloper & EE ModeratorCommented:
Rowby, were you able to duplicate the typography on the sample? http://getbootstrap.com/css/#type  I use bootstrap and I don't remember having this issue.   Actually on mobile, the font and images can go to a larger size.  

I have checked on my android and desktop and all reads well. However, I can see where you may want the h1 to be smaller if you have a lot of text.  

In that case, I would suggest creating a separate style sheet.  Currently, the h1 is set at 36px.  On your custom sheet, either set h1{font-size:24px;} or make a special style h1.special{font-size:24px;}
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Scott Fell, EE MVEDeveloper & EE ModeratorCommented:
The issue I see is with the li's that go beyond the white area.

Ethnomusicology
Music
Musicology
Student Opportunity Fund
R. U. Nelson Fund
Classroom and Theater Availability
Instructor/Performer Referrals
Giving
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Rowby GorenAuthor Commented:
Hi  padas

Thanks for your comments.  I will dig into the link you sent.

I will probably move the section that begins with  Ethnomusicology into the white area.  I am going to have a meeting with client to determine what really needs to show on cell.  Using bootstrap enabled Joomla I will either turn off that module for cell or move it to a position within the white area.

I probably won't resume dealing with the fonts today. But will dig into it tonight or Tuesday.

Rowby
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Rowby GorenAuthor Commented:
Good!   Thanks for doing that!
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Rowby GorenAuthor Commented:
Thanks!  Sorry for the delay in awarding the points!
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