Beware the Flash Of Unstyled Text! That moment of flicker on your page before your webfonts have downloaded and the screen is showoing your fallback font.

Monica Dinculescu has written a nice tool that shows how your lovely chosen webfont will FOUT (yeah, I just verbed that acronym) against your backup font, but more interestingly, what you can do about it.

Here’s a screenshot comparing Impact and Montserrat:

FOUT: Impact vs. Montserrat

It’s a really great tool!


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