[guardian-dev] our site makes the user hit google on every page view

Nathan of Guardian nathan at guardianproject.info
Tue Nov 5 19:17:43 EST 2013

Hrm, yes we don't want that at all. Easy enough to pull the fonts local. That font change was made recently.

Hans-Christoph Steiner <hans at guardianproject.info> wrote:
>Because of a wordpress plugin which inserts a stylesheet with a Google
>This makes each user ping a Google server on each page view.
><link rel='stylesheet' id='googlefonts-css'
>type='text/css' media='all' />
>There is a comment a bit later that says:
><!-- fonts delivered by Wordpress Google Fonts, a plugin by Adrian3.com
><!-- We need this for debugging -->
><!-- Responsive -->
>The font in question seems to be Roboto, which has an Apache 2.0
>Any reason why we can't just include this font directly in our website,
>then remove that bit of Google tracking?
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