16 January 2020 10:11 UTC

An incredibly detailed explanation of why it’s better to self-host Google fonts with a lot of useful advice.

Should you self-host Google Fonts?

Tl;dr Yes, better performance and better privacy.

‘Should you self-host Google Fonts?’

Though I’d disagree that commercial web fonts are expensive. They take a lot of work, and if designed well are well-worth the impact. You’ve just got to treat them as an investment. If bought through Fontspring, you can also get “worry-free” licences without tracking.

Posted to Twitter on 16 January 2020.