Text vs Font – Learn the Difference
What is the difference between a text and a font? Let's find out.
Text is the characters of a piece of writing.
Text is the predominant content of a software application. For instance, consider this HTML document:
<meta charset="UTF-8" />
border: 7px solid #000000;
>Celebration Dancing GIF</a
<a href="https://tenor.com/search/celebration-gifs">Celebration GIFs</a>
However, even though the above application got configured to display only a GIF animated image, the app's content is 100% text.
In other words, "text" is essential in building software applications.
A font is a specific style used to alter a text's appearance.
In other words, suppose you wish to change your text's look (shape, size, weight, etc.). In such a case, you will style it with the appropriate font.
For instance, to change the weight of a paragraph element, you will apply the CSS
font-weight property like so:
Texts are written characters, while fonts are the text's styles.