Fixed Base64 Data-URI & Minify CSS


Well-known member
Not that this is a solution to the bug, but you really do not want to embed an entire icon font using base 64 because it does not allow the browser to cache what is a completely static asset. In this case the extra HTTP request is worth it.


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Staff member
I would say that embedding a huge file in the CSS is unlikely to be particularly beneficial, especially with the extra size overhead of base 64 encoding.

That said, I have worked around this for this particular case.