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Tags: Fonts


"sans-serif" only

Published on in 👨‍💻 Dev

I used to use system fonts for my blog theme, but I rethought this decision and converted to the following font-family in my CSS:

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Google Fonts Analytics

Published on in 🔗 Links

Normally I don’t link to pages from Google, but the analytics of Google Fonts are quite impressive. In total, over 36 trillion fonts have been loaded from Google Fonts.

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Use system fonts to make your site load faster

Published on in 👨‍💻 Dev
Reply to: How To Self-Host Your Web Fonts

Although it’s great to self-host your web fonts instead of using a service like Google Fonts (that may decrease the privacy of your site’s visitors, because Google can log IP addresses and other stuff), it’s probably not necessary to use web fonts at all. Every PC or tablet or phone has a lot of fonts already pre-installed, which are more than perfect for displaying your website (unless you take a lot of care about corporate design or your personal brand and require a specific font).

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