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A Gatsby plugin to download and prefetch Google Fonts. Can increase performance as opposed to loading webfonts from Google’s external stylesheet.


With npm:

npm install --save gatsby-plugin-prefetch-google-fonts

Or with Yarn:

yarn add gatsby-plugin-prefetch-google-fonts


In your gatsby-config.js file, load in the plugin along with which web fonts to load.

module.exports = {
  plugins: [
      resolve: `gatsby-plugin-prefetch-google-fonts`,
      options: {
        fonts: [
            family: `Oswald`,
            subsets: [`latin`],
            family: `Open Sans`,
            variants: [`400`, `700`]

For a list of all available font family options, consult the google-fonts-plugin readme.

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