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Fonts, Fonts, Fonts

Fonts, Fonts, Fonts
By Duncan Mackenzie • Issue #3 • View online
I usually think of JavaScript as the biggest source of performance issues and then overly large images as a nice low-hanging fruit, but in between we have fonts. It is rare to see a new site that uses just system fonts, so the downloading and display of one or more web fonts is a common performance issue. On my journey through font loading and system vs. web fonts, I ended up creating a whole new staging/test site for myself and even wrote about it as the first piece in this issue.

Creating a copy of a site for testing
For many sites, using Workers could be a better option
On to the main topic: Fonts and Font Loading
The Best Font Loading Strategies and How to Execute Them
A Comprehensive Guide to Font Loading Strategies
The importance of `@font-face` source order when used with preload
Moving my Google fonts local
How I set up Glyphhanger on macOS for optimizing and converting font files for the Web
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