Once you have a prepared Type 1 font, either direct from CTAN or the like, or having ‘prepared’ it yourself, you can get on with installation.
The procedure is merely an extension of that for packages, etc., so much of what follows will be familiar:
but if you are lucky, you will be starting from a distribution from CTAN and there is a corresponding.pfb, .pfa .../fonts/type1/
/ .tfm .../fonts/tfm/ / .vf .../fonts/vf/ / .sty, .fd .../tex/latex/ .map .../fonts/map/dvips/
tds.zipfile: using this TDS-file saves the bother of deciding where to put your files in the TDS tree.
as root. (If you can use updmap-sys — do; if not — presumably because your (La)TeX system was set up by someone else — you have to fall back on plain updmap, but be aware that it’s a potent source of confusion, setting up map sets that might be changed behind your back.)updmap-sys --enable Map
adding a line at the end:initexmf --edit-config-file updmap
for each font family ‹fname› you are adding to the system. Now generate revised maps with the shell commandMap
This, and other matters, are described in MiKTeX “advanced” documentation.initexmf --mkmaps