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@skddc skddc/typekit.js
Last active Jul 21, 2018

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Improved Typekit embed code
(function(d) {
var tkTimeout=3000;
var config = {
kitId: 'a1b2c3f4',
scriptTimeout: tkTimeout
h=d.documentElement,t=setTimeout(function(){h.className=h.className.replace(/\bwf-loading\b/g,"")+" wf-inactive";if(window.sessionStorage){sessionStorage.setItem("useTypekit","false")}},config.scriptTimeout),tk=d.createElement("script"),f=false,s=d.getElementsByTagName("script")[0],a;h.className+=" wf-loading";tk.src='//'+config.kitId+'.js';tk.async=true;tk.onload=tk.onreadystatechange=function(){a=this.readyState;if(f||a&&a!="complete"&&a!="loaded")return;f=true;clearTimeout(t);try{Typekit.load(config)}catch(e){}};s.parentNode.insertBefore(tk,s)

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commented Apr 26, 2014

Wow, this really helped me out. Thanks for sharing!


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commented Apr 28, 2014

Small note, just as an FYI for anyone who doesn't know. The default embed code has it's own prescriptive JS for how FOUT should be handled.

That code looks like this (at the time of this writing):

    <script type="text/javascript" src="//"></script> <!-- e.g. "a3b0btq.js" -->
    <script type="text/javascript">try{Typekit.load();}catch(e){}</script>

Your code is helpful for anyone who wants to take control of how font loading happens on their website, but since Typekit has so much happening behind the scenes, I prefer to use their "default" code because if they change something about how fonts are loaded, it should automatically be updated and not become out of sync, whereas your code is more likely to be affected by some kind of internal organization-level deprecation.


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commented Mar 7, 2016

Is this script still working?


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commented Apr 10, 2016

@renatocarvalho We're still using it on our sites with no problems since we created it.


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commented Jan 24, 2017

works great for me! awesome work @skddc


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commented Feb 6, 2017

Still working, thanks for the fix!

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