I'm using a custom font on my WP site. It is now included with @font-face css attribute. But I'm wondering if there is any way to wp_enqueue this file with the attribute rel="preload" and may be some other attributes. So it looks something like this in browser:

<link rel="preload" href="/fonts/custom-font-folder/CustomFontFile.woff2" as="font" type="font/woff2" crossorigin="anonymous">

Thank you in advance.

  • Try updating your question with at least some effort using the enqueue style function. – Jesús Franco Nov 29 '19 at 13:04

You could try using the style_loader_tag filter.

add_action('wp_enqueue_scripts', 'my_enqueue_scripts');

function my_enqueue_scripts() {

  wp_enqueue_style('my-style-handle', '/fonts/custom-font-folder/CustomFontFile.woff2', array(), null);


add_filter('style_loader_tag', 'my_style_loader_tag_filter');

function my_style_loader_tag_filter($html, $handle) {

  if($handle === 'my-style-handle') {

return str_replace('rel="stylesheet"', 'rel="preload" as="font" type="font/woff2" crossorigin="anonymous" />');


  return $html;


Here we're enqueuing the stylesheet using the normal wp_enqueue_style function. We then capture the output using the filter and replace it's rel attribute with your updated attributes.

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