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How to Setup Fonts

Sage 10 includes an empty resources/fonts/ directory for you to use for any fonts you want to use in your theme.

The Sage extension in bud.js, the build tool used in Sage, also contains a @fonts alias that can be used to reference assets in the fonts/ directory.

# Add your fonts

The first step to setting up a font in Sage is to add the woff2 file to the resources/fonts/ directory. Since woff2 usage is so high, you probably don't need to consider any other font file formats.

For this example, we're going to download Public Sans from the google-webfonts-helper. The google-webfonts-helper is a good resource for quickly grabbing font files and their CSS from Google Fonts.

├── fonts
│   └── public-sans-v14-latin-regular.woff2
├── images
├── scripts
├── styles
│   ├── app.css
│   └── editor.css
└── views

# Add the CSS

You can place the CSS for your web fonts wherever you'd like. We recommend creating a styles/common/fonts.css file and then importing it from app.css and editor.css:

@import 'common/fonts';

Define your @font-face in styles/common/fonts.css:

@font-face {
  font-display: swap;
  font-family: 'Public Sans';
  font-style: normal;
  font-weight: 400;
  src: url('@fonts/public-sans-v14-latin-regular.woff2') format('woff2'),

# Add the font to your Tailwind config

Open tailwind.config.cjs and add the new font family:

module.exports = {
  content: ['./index.php', './app/**/*.php', './resources/**/*.{php,vue,js}'],
  theme: {
    extend: {
      colors: {},
+      fontFamily: {
+        sans: 'Public Sans, sans-serif',
+      },
  plugins: [],

Configure theme.json to use the font

Bud generates the theme.json file in Sage, and theme.json can be configured for the new font:

      .setOption('styles', {
        typography: {
          fontFamily: 'var(--wp--preset--font-family--sans)',


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