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Charis SIL Compact fontpack for connect-fonts.


  1. Include connect-fonts in a node module.
const font_middleware = require("connect-fonts");
  1. Include the font packs that you want to serve.
const font_pack  = require("connect-fonts-charissilcompact");
  1. Add a middleware by calling the setup function.
      fonts: [ font_pack ],
      allow_origin: ""
  1. Add a link tag to include the font CSS.
<link href="/charissilcompact-b/fonts.css" type="text/css" rel="stylesheet">

Multiple fonts from the family can be included by using a comma separated list of fonts:

<link href="/charissilcompact-b,charissilcompact-bi,charissilcompact-i,charissilcompact-r/fonts.css" type="text/css" rel="stylesheet">

Available fonts:

  • charissilcompact-b
  • charissilcompact-bi
  • charissilcompact-i
  • charissilcompact-r

Locale-optimised font sets can be served by specifying the locale in the fonts.css URL.

<link href="/latin/charissilcompact-b/fonts.css" type="text/css" rel="stylesheet">

Available subsets:

  • latin
  • en
  1. Set your CSS up to use the new font by using the "Charis SIL Compact" font-family.
    body {
      font-family: 'Charis SIL Compact', 'sans-serif', 'serif';

Font Info

Charis SIL Compact

  • Copyright: Copyright (c) 1997-2011, SIL International (
  • Trademark: Charis SIL is a trademark of SIL International.
  • Vendor: SIL International
  • Vendor URL:

Development Info



Software: Licenced under version 2.0 of the MPL

Fonts: Licensed under version 1.1 of the SIL Open Font License