"Schrems II" (GDPR) compliant theme 🔥(paid)

Does anyone know of a theme that doesn’t include/load anything US-based such as Google Fonts?

Following this topic.
I use the Edition theme, and apparently, I have to change fonts.
This is another pain for non-tech people to worry about towards complaince.

Hey Tiago! Tell me about it… :see_no_evil: This is the reply from the (as always) helpful Ghost support:

I wasn’t able to find any official themes that didn’t have Google Fonts or jQuery. London and Edition don’t use jQuery, but they both rely on Google Fonts. If you want a theme without each, you’ll likely need to get a custom theme.

I’m trying to find a tutorial for swapping out Google (or any) fonts that’s been used in a theme like this, but no luck so far. Everything on YouTube is about how to add them. :roll_eyes: Will update here if I find something useful.

I don’t have much experience customizing themes, but I’ll look into my theme and see if I can do something.

What worries me the most is having my blog on US servers, and I’m a person on EU.
And all this worrying for a blog that doesn’t make money now :frowning:

I found an article from @bironthemes on how to add Google Fonts.

Then I went to default.hbs and removed 2 lines

    <link rel="preconnect" href="https://fonts.gstatic.com">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://fonts.googleapis.com/css2?family=Mulish:ital,wght@0,400;0,700;0,800;1,400;1,700&display=swap">

Apparently, this removed Google fonts when I loaded the site, and it looks different now. Not 100% sure if this is a permanent solution.

It still says the font used is Mulish and don’t know how to interpret the results ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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Hey Tiago! Thanks for your input. Please don’t worry too much about your blog. Getting an audit from a data protection authority is close to zero, and in the unlikely event that someone lodged a complaint, you’d likely only get a slap on your wrist. ;) (And if you’ve had your blog since before the Schrems II ruling, no need to worry.)

UPDATE 1: Removed the three lines of google-related stuff from my theme (default.hbs) and it worked! My site looks OK, but I’ll likely do a few tweaks here and there to get it smoother. Here are my results:

Before edit:

After edit:

UPDATE 2: omg I managed to get the US flag off the main domain by switching to the Liebling theme, one of the few without Google Fonts (and better looking than alto!) + getting rid of cookieinformation (will only add a link to my cookie notice in the footer, which suffices anyway):

Will now investigate if I can remove polyfill!

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Thanks for your words. My blog is one year old, and I do what I can to comply with laws.

Can you share how did you got those graphs? They look cool and useful at the same time!

It’s from here: https://fouanalytics.com/ :slight_smile:

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Thanks for sharing! :)