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Bootstrap Glyphicons


Bootstrap provides 260 glyphicons from the Glyphicons Halflings set.

Glyphicons can be used in text, buttons, toolbars, navigation, forms, etc.

Here are some examples of glyphicons:

Envelope glyphicon:

Print glyphicon:

Search glyphicon:

Download glyphicon:

Glyphicon Syntax

A glyphicon is inserted with the following syntax:

<span class="glyphicon glyphicon-name"></span>

The name part in the syntax above must be replaced with the proper name of the glyphicon.

Glyphicon Example

The following example shows different ways to use glyphicons:


<p>Envelope icon: <span class="glyphicon glyphicon-envelope"></span></p>
<p>Envelope icon as a link:
  <a href="#"><span class="glyphicon glyphicon-envelope"></span></a>
<p>Search icon: <span class="glyphicon glyphicon-search"></span></p>
<p>Search icon on a button:
  <button type="button" class="btn btn-default">
    <span class="glyphicon glyphicon-search"></span> Search
<p>Search icon on a styled button:
  <button type="button" class="btn btn-info">
    <span class="glyphicon glyphicon-search"></span> Search
<p>Print icon: <span class="glyphicon glyphicon-print"></span></p>
<p>Print icon on a styled link button:
  <a href="#" class="btn btn-success btn-lg">
    <span class="glyphicon glyphicon-print"></span> Print
Try it Yourself »

Test Yourself With Exercises


Use a Glyphicon class value to make the span display as a "search" icon.

<span class=""></span>

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Complete Bootstrap Glyphicon Reference

For a complete reference of all glyphicons, go to our complete Bootstrap Glyphicon Reference.