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    jQuery Webfonts

    jQuery based Webfonts library
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    jQuery based webfonts extension. This is a project by Wikimedia foundation's Language Engineering team


    jQuery WebFonts extension adds font embedding capability to jquery using the WebFonts technology. The extension provides a flexible way to choose font from a font repository and apply on html elements.


    • Flexible font repository. The extension can work with any font repository file system. See more..
    • Provides many APIs to customize and extend. See more...
    • Applies font based on the html lang attribute of the elements
    • Make sure the font defined using font-family style for any elements, either using inline css or external css' available for the reader without any extra code. See Examples

    For examples, API, and usage information, please visit wiki


    If you have python installed, run

    python -m SimpleHTTPServer

    or, In case you have python3

    python3 -m http.server

    or, with PHP

    php -S localhost:8000

    and, you can run tests from


    Since some browsers will not be able to load JSON using AJAX if you run the tests as local files (file://), so you should run them from a web server (http://).


    You may use jquery.webfonts under the terms of either the MIT License or the GNU General Public License (GPL) Version 2 or later.

    See GPL-LICENSE and MIT-LICENSE for details.


    This project is part of Wikimedia Foundation's Project Milkshake. See

    For details on how Wikimedia is using this extension for providing webfonts to wikis, read

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