Malayalam in your page....

Posted: Saturday, March 5, 2011 by Admin in Labels:

     If you want to post in Malayalam easily in your blogs and other sites, follow the below steps. In order to start with typing in Malayalam you must install Malayalam fonts in your computer first. By doing this you will be able to browse other Malayalam websites too.

How to install Malayalam fonts

            A lot of Malayalam fonts are available for free download in the net. Some of them are Anjali Old lipi, Rachana and Thoolika. You can download those from this link. To install the same please follow the steps given below:

1. Open the drive (Usually it will be Local Disk C) in which your operating system is installed.

2. Open the Windows folder, then open fonts.

3. Copy and paste the font files( Eg:- Thoolika.ttf)  to the above folder.

4. Restart your browser.

      The above mentioned steps are for windows OS, for Ubuntu just double click on the font file. It will directly install to the fonts folder.

Test Image

   If you are able to view the below sentences as shown in the above image, you are already done with the font installation.

    "നിങ്ങളുടെ കമ്പ്യൂട്ടറില്‍ മലയാളം ഫോണ്ട്സ് ഇന്‍സ്റ്റാള്‍ ചെയ്തു കഴിഞ്ഞിട്ടുണ്ട്. നിങ്ങളുടെ കമ്പ്യൂട്ടറില്‍  മലയാളം എഴുതുവാനും വായിക്കാനും ഇതു മൂലം സാധിക്കും."

Even though you have installed the above fonts, in order to view some websites like properly you need to install their own fonts. (For Mathrubhumi : Meera.ttf).  Those fonts can be easily downloaded from their websites. 

How to type in Malayalam

    To type in Malayalam you can use the website Malayalam Only. Then copy and paste the text to your web page.

Font Problem?

Click here to download the Malayalam fonts.