How to avoid layout shifts caused by web fonts

Simon Hearne, who has been keeping a closer eye on unexpected layout shifts ever since Core Web Vitals came into play:

One common cause of layout shift is surprisingly difficult to resolve though: flashes of unstyled text (FOUT). In this post we will explore the surprisingly complex world of text rendering on the web and some techniques to remove FOUT while not incurring a CLS penalty.

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Bramus is a Freelance Web Developer from Belgium. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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