Just noticed that Google Chrome browser (version 67-68) is not displaying simple web-safe Verdana font for Hebrew texts on multilingual website. What could be wrong with Verdana?
The solution was simple, but weird. Tt’s a crazy bug! I know that Verdana is installed and it works well for Russian and English, but not for Hebrew for a particular site. Even if it’s somehow damaged for Hebrew and uses sans-serif substitution, what’s the heck with quotes? Theoretically fonts with space in their names must be put in quotes. But as far as I see, it is Verdana that got displayed when I remove quotes from “sans-serif”.
The original font declaration:
font-family: Verdana, "sans-serif";
It didn’t work when I removing
"sans-serif" at all, but works when I’m removing just quotes from
font-family: Verdana, sans-serif;
Some usual Google weirdness… I love Firefox 🙂