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This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The property allows the author to get or set the font family of a FontFace object. This is equivalent to the font-family descriptor of @font-face.

Syntax = 'font family name';
var fontFace =; // "font family name"


A DOMString.


var fontFace = new FontFace('Roboto', 'url(');
console.log(; // 'Roboto' = 'newRoboto';
console.log(; // 'newRoboto'


Specification Status Comment
CSS Font Loading Module Level 3
The definition of 'family' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support Yes ? ? ? Yes ?
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support Yes Yes ? ? Yes ? ?

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