extension ExtPose


Description from extension meta

The easiest way to identify fonts on web pages.

Image from store WhatFont
Description from store What is the easiest way to find out the fonts used in a webpage? Firebug and Webkit Inspector are easy enough to use for developers. However, for others, this should not be necessary. With this extension, you could inspect web fonts by just hovering on them. It is that simple and elegant. It also detects the services used for serving the web fonts. Supports Typekit and Google Font API. Recommended by Wired WebMonkey, Lifehacker, and SwissMiss. Feedback: Email: [email protected] Twitter: @chengyinliu (http://twitter.com/chengyinliu) More info: http://chengyinliu.com/whatfont.html ——————————————————————————— History: • 2.1.0 - A new design thanks to Siddharth Mate • 2.0.3 - Retina toolbar icon • 2.0.2 - Fix option page for button styles • 2.0.1 - Use native screen capturer • 2.0 - Improved sharing • 1.7 - Added font services detection for FontDeck (Thanks to Mark Perkins) - Improved font detecting algorithm - Improved overall performance • 1.6.1 - Added color detection for text • 1.6 - Added a tweet button for instant sharing through Twitter - Improved style reseting ­• 1.5 - Overall restyling ­• 1.4.4 - Supported light icon for dark themes ­• 1.4.3 - Fixed a bug related to Typekit service detection ­• 1.4.2 - Reduced loading time - Supported HTTPS protocol ­• 1.4.1 - Fixed stylesheet bug • 1.4 - Restructured source code - Supported font services detection for Typekit and Google Font API - Fixed toolbar button bug. Second click is now "Exit WhatFont"

Latest reviews

  • (2020-02-15) Alise Belcher: Works perfectly for me but I thought it would be an identifier such as What The Font. Not sure if I'll use it because I generally pull up Inspect to read a page's code or CSS sheet.
  • (2020-02-05) Krupesh Anadkat: Always helpful!
  • (2020-01-28) 酸菜小鱼: 太棒了,每次看到喜欢的字体都会去源代码中找CSS,这次实在没能找到百度了下发现了这个插件,实在是太棒啦!!!很轻松就能知道好看的字体是什么字体了!!!使用的方法是左键单击插件图标,一开始可能会出现点击后是右键单击的展开菜单,关闭Chrome重启就好了
  • (2020-01-22) Amaan Rizwan: You have to refresh the page before trying it out. How to use it? 1. Click on the WhatFont icon 2. Exit WhatFont button appears on top right of the tab(for me) 3. Hover around to see the font of the text.
  • (2020-01-17) Angelika Stawowy: Doesn't work
  • (2020-01-17) มะ ม๋า: ชอบครับ
  • (2020-01-17) Gaby: What a great tool! Thank you so much. Couldn't imagine something like this exists! :)
  • (2020-01-12) Michael TH: Its pretty good. Developer: You should create an icon that is for dark mode/dark themes too. The icon is black and it should be able to be seen in both light themes/mode and dark themes/mode.
  • (2020-01-07) Виктор Минин: Благодарю, пользуюсь в Хроме и Сафари.
  • (2020-01-02) SoomyBoomy: Oh. My. Gosh. Where do I start???? It always glitches out and opens unwanted menus, and it's just horrible. I could list at least 10 more problems. Please just make it better.....
  • (2019-12-24) md.ijtihadislam emon: I love it
  • (2019-12-11) Graphiste: Works like a charm! Thank you so much for creating this extention.
  • (2019-12-03) Виктор Арапов: Requires auto switching app icon from light to dark mode.
  • (2019-11-26) Sukesh G: Not works on pdf
  • (2019-11-25) md soliman: It is very useful extension but sometimes it does not show proper font especially from image
  • (2019-11-10) Tharles - Folks: quando clica na joça aparece uma janela de opções mais nada de funcionar.
  • (2019-11-06) Ning Cao: good
  • (2019-10-30) Dylan Gomes: It doesn't work at all, it just takes me to the WhatFont page anytime I click on the icon
  • (2019-10-22) Matt Higgins: Love this plugin. As a designer, it's saved me hours in type research. Highly recommend!
  • (2019-10-21) Renee Matschkal: Most of fonts were in error - wrong font types.
  • (2019-10-15) Maheswar Reddy: Great extension,It is working fine but i noticed it doesn't work for GMAIL.
  • (2019-10-15) Corrado Volpe: Non funziona!
  • (2019-10-11) Trojan Horse Lover: Only works at the WhatFont website. Help
  • (2019-10-09) Eternal: Просто не работает. При нажатии на иконку расширения, открываются настройки и сделать ничего нельзя.
  • (2019-10-02) Doeye Hof: Echt super handig!!

Latest issues

  • (2020-02-14, v:2.1.0) Denis Firkov: I can't use app
    When I click "WhatFont" button in toolbar, menu "whatfont" opens and... that's all. Functions doesn't work, I just see menu and can't know how to define any fonts. But it worked before (i clicked icon in toolbar and then checked needed font)
  • (2019-12-28, v:2.1.0) Karen Meneghin: WhatFont doesn't launch
    WhatFont doesn't launch or identify the selected text. A number of people have reported this but I don't see a response/fix. Thanks
  • (2019-12-05, v:2.1.0) Sasha Ivone: no puedo utilizar la herramienta al hacer un click sobre ella
    no puedo utilizar la herramienta al hacer un click sobre ella
  • (2019-11-28, v:2.1.0) Kris Tormes: No longer working??
    I am using it for a year now, and now I setup a new Google Chrome on my new computer, and it is no longer working? When I clicked the icon, nothing happens. Please advise.
  • (2019-11-15, v:2.1.0) Yash Tamrakar: How to use this?
    Not able to figure out how to use this tool.
  • (2019-09-24, v:2.1.0) Frank Dana: "Exit" button is hidden behind menu, when open
    Because the "Exit WhatFont" button appears in the upper right corner of the page when the extension is activated, if the extension has been moved to the Chrome menu (instead of the toolbar) then the button will be invisible because it's completely covered by the menu. This makes it very difficult to determine whether the extension is activated or not — you have to open the menu, click the icon, click outside the menu to close it, and then look for the "Exit WhatFont" button. Perhaps the button could appear in the lower right (or even lower left) corner, instead of the upper right?
  • (2019-07-27, v:2.1.0) Hafiz Saleem: problems
    it is not pick up yhe font style
  • (2019-07-26, v:2.1.0) Felipe Anastácio: Quem não conseguiu
    Topzera, atualizou a página funciona. Thanks !
  • (2019-07-16, v:2.1.0) Justin Rockmore: Icon
    Icon isn't visible in Chrome Dark mode - it's bascially black on black and you can't see the icon at all
  • (2019-07-01, v:2.1.0) Juliette Martin: Professional use
    Hello Chrome developer, I would like to know if your program / software could be used as professional and lucrative activity. Thank you for your response. Kind regards, Juliette Martin
  • (2019-06-13, v:2.1.0) Song and Gamer Guy: hi
    not working please fix
  • (2019-06-04, v:2.1.0) Gal Horowitz: Your chrome logo background is the same with chrome bar ==)
    You should fix it for your own sake. Its invisible. You r welcome.
  • (2019-04-17, v:2.1.0) Gen Li: Tooltip position
    The tooltip only appears on the bottom right of the targeted text. When clicking on a text near the right or bottom edge of the screen, the tooltip won't fit in the screen.


4.0836 (1,806 votes)
Last update / version
2017-05-06 / 2.1.0
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