Client downloading 1 file too many times (fonts.css) SOLUTION

Subject: Fix for Client Downloading “fonts.css” Multiple Times

Hi everyone,

I recently encountered an issue where the Xibo client was repeatedly downloading the “fonts.css” file. This can lead to unnecessary network traffic and potentially slower loading times.


I found that adding a random, unused font file (.ttf format) to the “Fonts” section under “Administration” resolved the problem.

Here’s a step-by-step guide:

  1. Navigate to the “Administration” section in your Xibo dashboard.
  2. Click on “Fonts”.
  3. Click the “Upload Font” button.
  4. Select any unused .ttf font file from your computer.
  5. Click “Upload” to add the font.


While the added font file might not be used in your layouts, it seems to trigger a caching mechanism in the client that prevents the redundant download of “fonts.css”.