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Icons Tutorial



How To Add Icons

To insert an icon, add the name of the icon class to any inline HTML element.

The <i> and <span> elements are widely used to add icons.

All the icons in the icon libraries below, are scalable vector icons that can be customized with CSS (size, color, shadow, etc.)


Font Awesome 5 Icons

To use the Free Font Awesome 5 icons, go to fontawesome.com and sign in to get a code to use in your web pages.

Read more about how to get started with Font Awesome in our Font Awesome 5 chapter.

Note: No downloading or installation is required!

Example

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<script src="https://kit.fontawesome.com/yourcode.js"></script>
<!--Get your code at fontawesome.com-->
</head>
<body>

<i class="fas fa-band-aid"></i>
<i class="fas fa-cat"></i>
<i class="fas fa-dragon"></i>
<i class="far fa-clock"></i>
<i class="fas fa-clock"></i>

</body>
</html>
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Font Awesome 4 Icons

To use the Font Awesome 4 icons, add the following line inside the <head> section of your HTML page:

Note: No downloading or installation is required!

Example

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/font-awesome/4.7.0/css/font-awesome.min.css">
</head>
<body>

<i class="fa fa-cloud"></i>
<i class="fa fa-heart"></i>
<i class="fa fa-car"></i>
<i class="fa fa-file"></i>
<i class="fa fa-bars"></i>

</body>
</html>
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Bootstrap 3 Icons

To use the Bootstrap 3 glyphicons, add the following line inside the <head> section of your HTML page:

Note: No downloading or installation is required!

Example

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/3.3.7/css/bootstrap.min.css">
</head>
<body>

<i class="glyphicon glyphicon-cloud"></i>
<i class="glyphicon glyphicon-remove"></i>
<i class="glyphicon glyphicon-user"></i>
<i class="glyphicon glyphicon-envelope"></i>
<i class="glyphicon glyphicon-thumbs-up"></i>

</body>
</html>
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Note: Glyphicons are not supported in Bootstrap 4.

For more information about Bootstrap 3 and Glyphicons, visit our Bootstrap 3 Tutorial.


Google Icons

To use the Google icons, add the following line inside the <head> section of your HTML page:

Note: No downloading or installation is required!

Example

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="https://fonts.googleapis.com/icon?family=Material+Icons">
</head>
<body>

<i class="material-icons">cloud</i>
<i class="material-icons">favorite</i>
<i class="material-icons">attachment</i>
<i class="material-icons">computer</i>
<i class="material-icons">traffic</i>

</body>
</html>
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For a complete list of ALL icons (font awesome, bootstrap and google), visit the Icon Reference.