Load Google Fonts via functions.php in WordPress

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In this tutorial, I’ll show how to load Google Fonts or any other CSS file using functions.php.

It’s important to load such scripts via functions.php if you’re using CSS/JS minifying plugins.

Let’s create a new function google_fonts() inside functions.php and then register it with wp_print_styles. This function will load selected Ubuntu font styles from Google Fonts.

// Register style sheet.
add_action( 'wp_print_styles', 'google_fonts' );

 * Register style sheet.
function google_fonts() {
    wp_register_style( 'Ubuntu', '//fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Ubuntu:400,400i,700' );
    wp_enqueue_style( 'Ubuntu' );

That’s it, Ubuntu font styles will now be loaded in the site header.

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