What is fonts.googleapis.com?
If you are curious opening this domain “fonts.googleapis.com” in a browser window you will see a 404 error message since Google provides more than 650 free font families under creative common license, which are used widely in the web. In order to dynamically access these fonts Google offers an API service so that developers building a theme, plugin or any other services can use API call to download the required font families from Google’s domains like fonts.googleapis.com, googleusercontent.com, or gstatic.com.
What is the Relation Between this and My Site or Page I View?
Whenever your site or the page you view uses any of the Google fonts then the browser will try to download the required fonts from Google servers and show the message in the status bar “Waiting for fonts.googleapis.com”. The API request is sent using tag in the web page’s CSS. You can check this…
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