If you have been looking for a simple way to add typographic effects to your headings, titles, etc. here is a tip for you. NOTE: This tip is for NCs who have imported Google Custom Fonts into their networks.
Add Style and Depth to your Type, Easily
Google Fonts has silently released a Beta feature for adding Font Effects to your imported fonts.
Normally, the types of effects that I am about to show you must be achieved using CSS3 styling, but Google has made this easier for you.
To use this new beta feature, simply add effect= to your Google Fonts API request and add the corresponding class name to the HTML element(s) that you want to affect. In our example above, we used the shadow-multiple font effect, so the request would look like:
To use the effect, add the corresponding class name to your HTML element(s). The corresponding class name is always the effect name prefixed with font-effect-, so the class name for shadow-multiple would be font-effect-shadow-multiple:
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