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Load given characters in a Google font request

Written byPhuoc Nguyen
21 Mar, 2021
CSS, Google Font
By default, Google font loads the completed font that contains the full set of characters it supports.
There are associations that we only use a Google font for a logo or heading which has specific letters. Instead of downloading the entire font, we can ask Google for downloading a part of it that contains required characters.
We can pass the characters to the `text` parameter:
<link href="https://fonts.googleapis.com/css2?family=Sacramento&text=MyHeading" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />
If you want to have Unicode characters, then encode them with their UTF-8 representations. For example `tips & tricks` are represented as `tips+%26+tricks`.
Reducing the size of the font file improves the loading time, especially on devices where the network speed is usually limited.

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