Recently, Adobe Fonts (formerly Typekit) discontinued cloud storage for its enterprise accounts. Because of this, we had to reach out to each of our clients that had an Adobe font kit installed and have them make changes. Some switched their fonts to Google, but most created their own Adobe account, and Adobe transferred the kits.
Now, if you have Adobe fonts installed, you have to manage it on your own. Navigating the site can be challenging, so here are a few pointers on how to navigate it.
To log into your account, visit fonts.adobe.com and click the "Sign in" link in the top-right corner of the page. Log in using the same credentials used to store the site's current kit.
Note: It's a best practice to make these login details available to at least one other person, in case there is a staffing change.
Viewing your kit
Once you are signed in, click on the "My Adobe Fonts" link, also in the top-right corner of the page. Then, look to the left below the logo and click the "Web Projects" link.
This will bring you to a list of all of the available kits. Here, you can see what fonts are installed on the site and the Project or Kit ID, which we may request from you, depending on the circumstances.
Making changes to fonts
If you'd like to add or remove font styles or weights, click on the "Edit Project" link in the upper-right corner of the kit. Then you'll see details for each font. All of the checked boxes indicate what is currently installed, while unchecked boxes are available.
You can also customize character sets and add any available languages.
Note: We do not recommend that you remove any styles, fonts, or kits without contacting Support first, as a member of the Design team will need to also apply changes to the site theme.
Adding a new font
Once you know the name of the kit you need to update (if you have more than one), you can add fonts to it. Using the search bar at the top of the site, search by font name or use the "Browse" link in the top-left corner of the site. Once you've found the font you'd like to add, click "Add to Web Project" to the right.
A popup box will appear so you can select the correct kit name and check the boxes for the styles you wish to add. Once done, click the save button.
Adding a new kit
Changing site fonts and adding a new kit are typically only done during a redesign or work order process, as there is often a cost associated with this kind of a change. Often, a replacement font can cause display issues due to its different characteristics. Important parts of the site, such as the main navigation and other design treatments, can be negatively impacted by a change in fonts so we recommend doing it in a controlled environment where it can be tested.
If you'd like to change fonts or add a new kit, please reach out to your Client Success Manager.
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