Changing the fonts¶
Material for MkDocs makes it easy to change the typeface of your project documentation, as it directly integrates with Google Fonts. Alternatively, fonts can be custom-loaded if self-hosting is preferred for data privacy reasons or another destination should be used.
The regular font is used for all body copy, headlines, and essentially everything that does not need to be monospaced. It can be set to any valid Google Font via
The typeface will be loaded in 300, 400, 400i and 700.
0.1.2 · Default:
The monospaced font is used for code blocks and can be configured separately. Just like the regular font, it can be set to any valid Google Font via
The typeface will be loaded in 400.
1.0.0 · Default: none
If you want to prevent typefaces from being loaded from Google Fonts, e.g. to adhere to data privacy regulations, and fall back to system fonts, add the following lines to
Automatically bundle Google Fonts
The brand-new built-in privacy plugin makes it easy to use Google Fonts while complying with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), by automatically downloading and self-hosting the web font files.
If you want to load an (additional) font from another destination or override the system font, you can use an additional style sheet to add the corresponding
The font can then be applied to specific elements, e.g. only headlines, or globally to be used as the site-wide regular or monospaced font: