The local hosting feature allows you to host the fonts from your own server instead of Google’s. As well as being GDPR-friendly, this can also have performance benefits.
Enabling local hosting is a simple 1-click process.
Google Fonts →
Then simply toggle the switch to the
Publish and the plugin will do all the work in the background.
Font Files are cached on your server for 1 year and they are regenerated each time you change fonts. If you need to re-generate the font files manually that is also possible:
Navigate to https://yourwebsite.com/?action=gfp-reset-cache (replace yourwebsite.com with your own URL)
By default Fonts Plugin uses the WOFF file format as it has the highest compatibility across all browsers.
However, there is a more optimized file format that all modern browsers support, WOFF2. In our testing it reduces all font file sizes by at least 30%.
To enable WOFF2, toggle the switch:
You will then need to clear your font cache by navigating to https://yourwebsite.com/?action=gfp-reset-cache (replace yourwebsite.com with your own URL)