Some websites, notably Github, started using special downloadable fonts and various little pictures are broken when font downloading is disabled.
How to statically install just GitHub's font into Firefox without enabling font downloading from web?
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Browsers may cache font resources (
.woff etc.), but usually don’t support a permanent install. If the font license allows it, you could fetch the file (fontinfo addon may help), convert it to a format your OS supports (usually
.otf, several tools and services available) and install it locally, but you may have to add rules to your user stylesheet if the site authors didn’t anticipate anyone would have the font installed on their system (
src descriptor of
@font-face rule). For many FOSS fonts, you’ll be able to find an up-to-date copy in several font formats on the respective homepage/repository, e.g. Octicons for Github, so no need for converting the WOFF yourself.
It is possible that the following will work:
Then again, it might not work. If it doesn't, try renaming it to
I haven't tried this: it might do all sorts of disastrous things. I personally can't understand why you block CSS fonts.
(This is installing to Windows, not Firefox.)