Creating custom icon fonts without the bloat

Icon font’s are great, but one thing nobody seems to be talking about (when it comes to icon fonts at least), is bloat. Yes, it’s loaded via a CDN you may say, Yes, it’s only 100kb you say. Well, if you’re like me and care about EVERY kb that gets loaded, read on for a better method.

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#header h1 a { 
display: block; 
width: 300px; 
height: 80px; 
}