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Long download for fonts - Axel Wers - 08-24-2014 12:15 AM


here is my test result.

Generally pages run good, speed of pages is OK.

But test show something weird. I don't understand why fonts are downloaded so long time (but don't seems this could affect whole page speed). Boths files are about 500 kB in size. 4 seconds is very long time. Any suggestions? Thanks.

RE: Long download for fonts - John Clegg - 08-25-2014 11:45 AM


Have a read of this article:


You need to change your webserver settings to compress your fonts.

Good luck !

RE: Long download for fonts - pmeenan - 08-26-2014 06:09 AM

The fonts are downloading in parallel with all of the images so they are competing for bandwidth. If you scroll down you can see that the bandwidth line (green graph) is completely pegged.

You should see if you can subset the fonts to make them smaller but you might also want to look into the overall 3MB of bytes that you are delivering.