Eleventy — Dynamically Inlining Google Fonts

Update : I have learned since writing this post that this is a bad idea, since Google Fonts will serve different CSS based on the browser. If you want fast loading, vendor your fonts and use .

All in the name of Lighthouse scores.

When you add Google Fonts to your website by copying the link from the fonts.google.com website, you create a request chain. That is, after loading the HTML of your page, the browser then needs to request a bit of CSS from Google, and only then can it start loading the fonts themselves. A simple solution to this is to copy the CSS returned by Google and paste it into a

Enjoy your improved Lighthouse scores!