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I'd like my tumblr blog to display a custom font, and to do so, I have to add the font directory to my blog by adding the URI (e.g url('../font/fontawesome-webfont.svg#FontAwesomeRegular').

If Tumblr hosts my blog, and I don't own any other web properties to host the font directory, where can I place the font directory so that I can link to it from my Tumblr blog? Or, is this not possible?

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If you have nowhere to host a custom font you may be best off using services like Google Web Fonts, Typekit, or something similar as their fonts can be loaded directly from a CDN.

CSS Tricks has a good run down on the subject and Smashing Magazine has a good review of the sector

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Thanks--so just to clarify, there's no way to embed the font somewhere in the css, or add the font directory to the tumblr project so that tumblr hosts it? –  katelyn friedson Mar 7 '12 at 15:16
    
Not so far as I'm aware. It's actually beneficial to you to host the fonts on a CDN, it's nothing to worry about –  toomanyairmiles Mar 7 '12 at 15:21
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