@font-face not rendering in Chrome

9 Comments

  1. Keith

    Hi Bryan,

    Your site still has issues. When I initially loaded the page, the text was missing. We have the same issue on our site (canacre.com) when accessing a URL directly.

    I used the following url to access your site:
    spigotdesign.com/font-face-rendering-chrome/‎

    Hopefully google fixes this issue soon.

    Keith

    1. Hi Keith,

      Thanks for the heads up. Guess I better head back to the drawing board on this. Strange that it\’s so intermittent.

      ~ Bryan

  2. Farooq

    Thank a lot. It worked for me.

  3. Where did you add the code you mentioned in the 3/11/2014 Update? My Site uses wordpress.

    Thanks

    1. Brooke, I put it in footer.php a line up from the closing body tag (</body>).

  4. Dustin

    Apparently, your website is not the only one with the issue. This bug is so mysterious and no one seems to know how to fix it, not even the Chrome developers. It is happening and I see it everyday. If you take a look at the Tuts+ websites you can see it there. I\’m not sure if it\’s OS X specific but I\’ve been experiencing this for some time now.

    http://cl.ly/UySv

  5. I was having this issue on a client\’s website and I couldn\’t figure it out. At first I thought it was webkit FOUT but all those fixes didn\’t work either. This totally fixed my issue.

    It was a weird issue where the font would load, but initially show as the default font and snap in as soon as you changed the aspect ratio of the window, hovered or scrolled up and down.

    V strange, wondering if Chrome will address this in their next update. (I\’ve noticed SVGs haven\’t been loading right away either on websites with heavy backends).

    Thank you!

    1. Glad you were able to fix the issue John. Hopefully the Chrome team gets this fixed. I\’ve kept these bits of code in every project since, but wonder when it\’ll be safe to remove it.

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