Custom fonts are a great way to improve your online visual appearance. In order to make sure that custom fonts don't slow down your website, make sure you (i) host the font files locally and (ii) preload them. This article describes the process of obtaining and serving font files from your own server, as well as preloading the right font file for faster website loading.
Choose the right way to load and use Fontawesome icons. In this article we explain how to host the icons locally to minimize the number of external requests. Also, we optimize performance by only including used icons.