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From a speed POV using Googles fonts will normally be faster as (a) they will be cached and lots of sites use them and (b) Google will effectively be using a CDN to provide high speed results. There are minor downsides - Doing it this way is another way that Google can track your viewers and you are reliant on Google not removing this functionality. These ...


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Google compress their fonts for faster download and if you are using HTTP/1.1 then downloading the fonts from this seperate domain could also result in a performance improvement. Whether Google or local, the fonts will be cached by the user's browser after the first visit, so from then until the files expire the same browser won't need to download the font ...


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