Font Awesome vs Google Fonts

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Font Awesome

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Font Awesome vs Google Fonts: What are the differences?

Font Awesome: The internet's most popular icon toolkit. You can get vector icons and social logos on your website with it. It is a font that's made up of symbols, icons, or pictograms that you can use in a webpage, just like a font; Google Fonts: Making the web more beautiful, fast, and open through great typography. A library of 915 free licensed fonts, an interactive web directory for browsing the library, and APIs for conveniently using the fonts via CSS and Android.

Font Awesome and Google Fonts can be categorized as "Fonts" tools.

Font Awesome is an open source tool with 60.3K GitHub stars and 10.2K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Font Awesome's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Font Awesome has a broader approval, being mentioned in 63 company stacks & 32 developers stacks; compared to Google Fonts, which is listed in 27 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

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Pros of Font Awesome
Pros of Google Fonts
  • 7
    CDN
  • 5
    CSS Styling
  • 3
    Open source
  • 0
    Easy Upgrades
  • 0
    Auto-accessibility (A11y)
  • 0
    API
  • 7
    Restrict character set
  • 3
    Free

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