Facebook font awesome icon Usage,CSS Class Name,SVG & CSS Content Code

Facebook font awesome icon css class name is fa-facebook and CSS Content Code is \f09a.

Facebook font awesome icon is part of brands icons.

Facebook font awesome icon usage

We can display Facebook font awesome icon using 3 different ways depending upon our requirement.

  1. Using CSS Class Name

  2. Using CSS Content Code

  3. Using SVG

Facebook font awesome icon CSS class name

To display Facebook font awesome icon, add predefined class name i.e.,fa-facebook (with prefix fa-) to the i tag.

And we need to add corresponding font awesome icon style for the Facebook icon.

Facebook icon has 1 icon style i.e.,brands. We need to append icon style class fab.

<i class='fab fa-facebook'></i>

Output:

Facebook font awesome icon CSS Content Code

We can display Facebook font awesome icon using it’s CSS Content Code \f09a

Use the following HTML code

<li><span class='Facebook fontawesomeicon'></span>Facebook</li>

Apply CSS code

<style> 
.fontawesomeicon::before {
    display: inline-block;
    text-rendering: auto;
    -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased;
 }

.Facebook::before {
   font: var(--fa-font-brands);
    content: ' \f09a';
 }</style>

Output:

  • Facebook
  • For the detailed tutorial visit https://www.angularjswiki.com/fontawesome/csscontentcode/

    Facebook font awesome icon SVG

    Use the following icon SVG to display Facebook font awesome icon.

    <svg class='fontawesomesvg' xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" viewBox="0 0 512 512"><!--! Font Awesome Free 6.2.0 by @fontawesome - https://fontawesome.com License - https://fontawesome.com/license/free (Icons: CC BY 4.0, Fonts: SIL OFL 1.1, Code: MIT License) Copyright 2022 Fonticons, Inc. --><path d="M504 256C504 119 393 8 256 8S8 119 8 256c0 123.78 90.69 226.38 209.25 245V327.69h-63V256h63v-54.64c0-62.15 37-96.48 93.67-96.48 27.14 0 55.52 4.84 55.52 4.84v61h-31.28c-30.8 0-40.41 19.12-40.41 38.73V256h68.78l-11 71.69h-57.78V501C413.31 482.38 504 379.78 504 256z"/></svg>
    
    

    Use the following HTML code

    <p>This <svg class='fontawesomesvg' xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" viewBox="0 0 512 512"><!--! Font Awesome Free 6.2.0 by @fontawesome - https://fontawesome.com License - https://fontawesome.com/license/free (Icons: CC BY 4.0, Fonts: SIL OFL 1.1, Code: MIT License) Copyright 2022 Fonticons, Inc. --><path d="M504 256C504 119 393 8 256 8S8 119 8 256c0 123.78 90.69 226.38 209.25 245V327.69h-63V256h63v-54.64c0-62.15 37-96.48 93.67-96.48 27.14 0 55.52 4.84 55.52 4.84v61h-31.28c-30.8 0-40.41 19.12-40.41 38.73V256h68.78l-11 71.69h-57.78V501C413.31 482.38 504 379.78 504 256z"/></svg>
     Facebook displayed using SVG</p>
    

    Apply CSS code

    
      <style>
        .fontawesomesvg {width: 1em;
          height: 1em;
          vertical-align: -.125em;
        }
      </style>
    
    

    Output:

    This Facebook displayed using SVG

    Change Facebook font awesome icon size

    To increase Facebook font awesome icon size, use the fa-lg(33 % increase), fa-2x, fa-3x, fa-4x, or fa-5x classes along with icon class \f09a. Increase in icon size will be relative to their parent container.

    <i class='fab fa-facebook fa-lg'>fa-lg</i><br/>
    <i class='fab fa-facebook fa-2x'>fa-2x</i><br/>
    <i class='fab fa-facebook fa-3x'>fa-3x</i><br/>
    <i class='fab fa-facebook fa-4x'>fa-4x</i><br/>
    <i class='fab fa-facebook fa-5x'>fa-5x</i><br/>
    
    

    Output:

    fa-lg
    fa-2x
    fa-3x
    fa-4x
    fa-5x

    Facebook font awesome icon with Fixed Width

    All the font awesome icons does not have same width.

    For example Facebook icon and home icon may not have same height and width.

    So to display two icons with fixed width and height we can use fa-fw class.

    <i style='border:1px solid;' class='fab fa-facebook fa-fw fa-3x'></i>Fixed Width<i style='border:1px solid;' class='fab fa-facebook fa-3x'></i>Normal<br/>
    <i style='border:1px solid;' class='fas fa-home fa-fw fa-3x'></i>Fixed Width<i style='border:1px solid;' class='fas fa-home fa-3x'></i>Normal<br/>
    
    

    Output:

    Fixed WidthNormal
    Fixed WidthNormal

    Facebook font awesome icon Border

    To add border to Facebook font awesome icon, use fa-border class.

    <i class='fab fa-facebook fa-border fa-3x'></i>
    

    Output:

    Pull Facebook font awesome icon To the left

    To pull Facebook icon to the left of the container use fa-pull-left class.

    <div style='width: 200px;'>
    <i class='fab fa-facebook fa-pull-left fa-3x'></i>
      ... The text after Facebook Icon will be displayed on the right side of the icon.
    </div>
    <div style = 'clear: both;'></div>
    

    Output:

    ... The text after Facebook Icon will be displayed on the right side of the icon.

    Pull Facebook font awesome icon To the left

    To pull Facebook icon to the right of the container use fa-pull-right class.

    <div style='width: 200px;'>
    <i class='fab fa-facebook fa-pull-right fa-3x'></i>
      ... The text after Facebook Icon will be displayed on the left side of the icon.
    </div>
    <div style = 'clear: both;'></div>
    

    Output:

    ... The text after Facebook Icon will be displayed on the left side of the icon.

    Animate Facebook font awesome icon

    To animate Facebook font awesome icon, use fa-spin class.

    <i class='fab fa-facebook fa-spin fa-3x'></i>
    

    Output:

    Animate Facebook font awesome icon with steps

    While animating the font awesome icon,We can rotate Facebook icon in 8 steps instead of uniform rotation.

    We can use fa-pulse icon along with fa-spin class.

    <i class='fab fa-facebook fa-spin fa-pulse fa-3x'></i>
    

    Output:

    Rotate Facebook font awesome icon

    To rotate Facebook font awesome icon, Use fa-rotate-x class

    Where ‘x’ represents degree of rotation.

    <div>
    <i class='fab fa-facebook fa-3x'>R</i>normal<br/><br/>
    <i class='fab fa-facebook fa-rotate-90 fa-3x'>R</i> fa-rotate-90<br/><br/> 
    <i class='fab fa-facebook fa-rotate-180  fa-3x'>R</i> fa-rotate-180<br/><br/> 
    <i class='fab fa-facebook fa-rotate-270 fa-3x'>R</i> fa-rotate-270<br/><br/>
    </div>
    

    Output:

    Rnormal

    R fa-rotate-90

    R fa-rotate-180

    R fa-rotate-270

    Flip Facebook font awesome icon

    To flip Facebook font awesome icon horizontally and vertically use fa-flip-horizontal and fa-flip-vertical classes.

    <div>
    <i class='fab fa-facebook fa-3x'>F</i> Normal <br>
    <i class='fab fa-facebook fa-flip-horizontal fa-3x'>F</i> fa-flip-horizontal<br>
    <i class='fab fa-facebook fa-flip-vertical fa-3x'>F</i> fa-flip-vertical<br>
    </div>
    

    Output:

    F Normal
    F fa-flip-horizontal
    F fa-flip-vertical

    Combine Facebook font awesome icon with other font awesome icons

    In font awesome icons,using stacking we can combine multiple icons and display it as one icon.

    To do that use the fa-stack class on the parent, the fa-stack-1x for the regularly sized icon, and fa-stack-2x for the larger icon.

    And use class fa-inverse for an alternative icon color.

    In the below example, I am displaying Facebook font awesome icon on top of icons like fa-square,fa-circle and fa-ban.

    And used fa-inverse in the second example to invert the color of the icon.

    <div>
        <span class='fa-stack fa-lg'>
            <i class='far fa-square fa-stack-2x'></i>
            <i class='fab fa-facebook fa-stack-1x'></i>
        </span>
          Facebook on fa-square<br>
        <span class='fa-stack fa-lg'>
            <i class='fas fa-circle fa-stack-2x'></i>
            <i class='fab fa-facebook fa-stack-1x fa-inverse'></i>
        </span>
          Facebook on fa-circle<br>
    
        <span class='fa-stack fa-lg'>
            <i class='fab fa-facebook fa-stack-1x'></i>
            <i class='fas fa-ban fa-stack-2x'></i>
        </span>
          Facebook on fa-ban
    </div>
    

    Output:

    Facebook on fa-square
    Facebook on fa-circle
    Facebook on fa-ban
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