Font-Awesome font awesome icon Usage,CSS Class Name,SVG & CSS Content Code

Font-Awesome font awesome icon css class name is fa-font-awesome and CSS Content Code is \f2b4.

Font-Awesome font awesome icon has 3 style types i.e., brands(fab), regular(far), solid(fas)

Font-Awesome font awesome icon usage

We can display Font-Awesome font awesome icon using 3 different ways depending upon our requirement.

  1. Using CSS Class Name

  2. Using CSS Content Code

  3. Using SVG

Font-Awesome font awesome icon CSS class name

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

And we need to add corresponding font awesome icon style for the Font-Awesome icon.

Font-Awesome font awesome icon has 3 icon styles. To Display brands icon use fab class. To Display regular icon use far class. To Display solid icon use fas class.

<i class='fab fa-font-awesome'></i>
<i class='far fa-font-awesome'></i>
<i class='fas fa-font-awesome'></i>

Output:

Font-Awesome font awesome icon CSS Content Code

We can display Font-Awesome font awesome icon using it’s CSS Content Code \f2b4

Use the following HTML code

<li><span class='Font-Awesome fontawesomeicon'></span>Font-Awesome</li>

Apply CSS code

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

.Font-Awesome::before {
   font: var(--fa-font-solid);
    content: ' \f2b4';
 }</style>

Output:

  • Font-Awesome
  • For the detailed tutorial visit https://www.angularjswiki.com/fontawesome/csscontentcode/

    Font-Awesome font awesome icon SVG

    Use the following icon SVG to display Font-Awesome font awesome icon.

    <svg class='fontawesomesvg' xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" viewBox="0 0 448 512"><!--! 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="M448 48V384c-63.1 22.5-82.3 32-119.5 32c-62.8 0-86.6-32-149.3-32c-20.6 0-36.6 3.6-51.2 8.2v-64c14.6-4.6 30.6-8.2 51.2-8.2c62.7 0 86.5 32 149.3 32c20.4 0 35.6-3 55.5-9.3v-208c-19.9 6.3-35.1 9.3-55.5 9.3c-62.8 0-86.6-32-149.3-32c-50.8 0-74.9 20.6-115.2 28.7V448c0 17.7-14.3 32-32 32s-32-14.3-32-32V64C0 46.3 14.3 32 32 32s32 14.3 32 32V76.7c40.3-8 64.4-28.7 115.2-28.7c62.7 0 86.5 32 149.3 32c37.1 0 56.4-9.5 119.5-32z"/></svg>
    
    

    Use the following HTML code

    <p>This <svg class='fontawesomesvg' xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" viewBox="0 0 448 512"><!--! 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="M448 48V384c-63.1 22.5-82.3 32-119.5 32c-62.8 0-86.6-32-149.3-32c-20.6 0-36.6 3.6-51.2 8.2v-64c14.6-4.6 30.6-8.2 51.2-8.2c62.7 0 86.5 32 149.3 32c20.4 0 35.6-3 55.5-9.3v-208c-19.9 6.3-35.1 9.3-55.5 9.3c-62.8 0-86.6-32-149.3-32c-50.8 0-74.9 20.6-115.2 28.7V448c0 17.7-14.3 32-32 32s-32-14.3-32-32V64C0 46.3 14.3 32 32 32s32 14.3 32 32V76.7c40.3-8 64.4-28.7 115.2-28.7c62.7 0 86.5 32 149.3 32c37.1 0 56.4-9.5 119.5-32z"/></svg>
     Font-Awesome displayed using SVG</p>
    

    Apply CSS code

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

    Output:

    This Font-Awesome displayed using SVG

    Change Font-Awesome font awesome icon size

    To increase Font-Awesome font awesome icon size, use the fa-lg(33 % increase), fa-2x, fa-3x, fa-4x, or fa-5x classes along with icon class \f2b4. Increase in icon size will be relative to their parent container.

    <i class='fas fa-font-awesome fa-lg'>fa-lg</i><br/>
    <i class='fas fa-font-awesome fa-2x'>fa-2x</i><br/>
    <i class='fas fa-font-awesome fa-3x'>fa-3x</i><br/>
    <i class='fas fa-font-awesome fa-4x'>fa-4x</i><br/>
    <i class='fas fa-font-awesome fa-5x'>fa-5x</i><br/>
    
    

    Output:

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

    Font-Awesome font awesome icon with Fixed Width

    All the font awesome icons does not have same width.

    For example Font-Awesome 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='fas fa-font-awesome fa-fw fa-3x'></i>Fixed Width<i style='border:1px solid;' class='fas fa-font-awesome 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

    Font-Awesome font awesome icon Border

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

    <i class='fas fa-font-awesome fa-border fa-3x'></i>
    

    Output:

    Pull Font-Awesome font awesome icon To the left

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

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

    Output:

    ... The text after Font-Awesome Icon will be displayed on the right side of the icon.

    Pull Font-Awesome font awesome icon To the left

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

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

    Output:

    ... The text after Font-Awesome Icon will be displayed on the left side of the icon.

    Animate Font-Awesome font awesome icon

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

    <i class='fas fa-font-awesome fa-spin fa-3x'></i>
    

    Output:

    Animate Font-Awesome font awesome icon with steps

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

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

    <i class='fas fa-font-awesome fa-spin fa-pulse fa-3x'></i>
    

    Output:

    Rotate Font-Awesome font awesome icon

    To rotate Font-Awesome font awesome icon, Use fa-rotate-x class

    Where ‘x’ represents degree of rotation.

    <div>
    <i class='fas fa-font-awesome fa-3x'>R</i>normal<br/><br/>
    <i class='fas fa-font-awesome fa-rotate-90 fa-3x'>R</i> fa-rotate-90<br/><br/> 
    <i class='fas fa-font-awesome fa-rotate-180  fa-3x'>R</i> fa-rotate-180<br/><br/> 
    <i class='fas fa-font-awesome 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 Font-Awesome font awesome icon

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

    <div>
    <i class='fas fa-font-awesome fa-3x'>F</i> Normal <br>
    <i class='fas fa-font-awesome fa-flip-horizontal fa-3x'>F</i> fa-flip-horizontal<br>
    <i class='fas fa-font-awesome fa-flip-vertical fa-3x'>F</i> fa-flip-vertical<br>
    </div>
    

    Output:

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

    Combine Font-Awesome 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 Font-Awesome 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='fas fa-font-awesome fa-stack-1x'></i>
        </span>
          Font-Awesome on fa-square<br>
        <span class='fa-stack fa-lg'>
            <i class='fas fa-circle fa-stack-2x'></i>
            <i class='fas fa-font-awesome fa-stack-1x fa-inverse'></i>
        </span>
          Font-Awesome on fa-circle<br>
    
        <span class='fa-stack fa-lg'>
            <i class='fas fa-font-awesome fa-stack-1x'></i>
            <i class='fas fa-ban fa-stack-2x'></i>
        </span>
          Font-Awesome on fa-ban
    </div>
    

    Output:

    Font-Awesome on fa-square
    Font-Awesome on fa-circle
    Font-Awesome on fa-ban
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