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Google Webfonts gives you Comic Sans if your config sucks

16 Dec 2013

A friend just discovered this: if you include a Google Web Font via http on a http site, you get the expected fonts. But should you include them via http on a https site, you get Comic Sans.

Want to see a live demo? Visit – it works like expected. However, visit and see Comics Sans in all its glory. This is definitely a nice hint for configuration errors, although I had a good laugh and will keep it “broken” like this.

Even though I dislike Comic Sans very much, …

I’m not even mad, that’s amazing.