Space separated CSS value keywords for activating OpenType features related to small-caps, all-small-caps, etc. Using the CSS keywords for feature selection is at candidate recommendation status in the CSS Fonts Module level 3 and is the spec recommended way to activate common features. Signals from content developers and font foundries indicate that the CSS font-variant-* value keywords are easier to work with and less cryptic than font-feature settings.

Documentation

Specification

Established standard

Status in Chromium

Blink


Enabled by default (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 52
  • Chrome for Android release 52
  • Android WebView release 52

Consensus & Standardization

After a feature ships in Chrome, the values listed here are not guaranteed to be up to date.

Owner

Search tags

css, font-variant-caps, font-variant, typography, opentype,

Last updated on 2020-11-19