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Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The load() method of the FontFaceSet forces all the fonts given in parameters to be loaded.


result = aFontFaceSet.load(font);

result = aFontFaceSet.load(font, text);


A Promise of an Array of FontFace loaded. The promise is fulfilled when all the fonts are loaded; it is rejected if one of the fonts failed to load.



// returns a promise that will be fulfilled or rejected according the success to load MyFont
// The code in 'then' can assume the availability of that font.

document.fonts.load("12px MyFont", "ß").then(…);  


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

Browser compatibility

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Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 35.0 41 (41) ? ? ?
Feature Android Android Webview Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile Chrome for Android
Basic support No support 35.0 41.0 (41) ? ? ? ? 35.0

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