The “Web-safe” fonts

These fonts are the commonly accepted set of 9 “safe” fonts for use in web design. While common on both Windows and Macintosh platforms where they were provided with the Internet Explorer web browser, they are far from being either common or “safe” on unix platforms.

  • Arial (sans-serif)
  • Arial Black (sans-serif)
  • Comic Sans MS (sans-serif/cursive)
  • Courier New (monospace)
  • Georgia (serif)
  • Impact (sans-serif)
  • Times New Roman (serif)
  • Trebuchet MS (sans-serif)
  • Verdana (sans-serif)

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