The usage of custom fonts in web pages have steadily increased in recent years. As of this writing, 68% of sites in the HTTP Archive use at least one custom font. At eBay, we have been discussing custom web fonts for typography for quite some time, but never really pursued it. The main reason was due to uncertainty in end user experiences from a performance standpoint.
Articles by Senthil Padmanabhan
As web developers, we have seen the guidelines for building UI components evolve over the years.
Three months back we announced how we are transforming the shopping experience at eBay, enabling our users to browse with style and speed.
One of the top initiatives for eBay this year is to provide a compelling browse experience to our users.