WordPress’ Legacy Default Themes Updated to Bundle Google Fonts Locally

WordPress contributors have updated the legacy default themes to bundle Google Fonts locally in the theme folder, instead of loading them from Google’s servers. In years past, loading fonts from the the Google CDN was the recommended practice for performance reasons, but new privacy concerns have emerged following a German court case, which fined a website owner for violating the GDPR by using Google-hosted webfonts, 

This post was originally published on WP Tavern by Sarah Gooding.

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