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

Font font awesome icon css class name is fa-font and CSS Content Code is \f031.

Font font awesome icon is part of solid icons.

Font font awesome icon usage

We can display Font 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 font awesome icon CSS class name

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

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

Font icon has 1 icon style i.e.,solid. We need to append icon style class fas.

<i class='fas fa-font'></i>

Output:

Font font awesome icon CSS Content Code

We can display Font font awesome icon using it’s CSS Content Code \f031

Use the following HTML code

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

Apply CSS code

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

.Font::before {
   font: var(--fa-font-solid);
    content: ' \f031';
 }</style>

Output:

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

    Font font awesome icon SVG

    Use the following icon SVG to display Font 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="M254 52.8C249.3 40.3 237.3 32 224 32s-25.3 8.3-30 20.8L57.8 416H32c-17.7 0-32 14.3-32 32s14.3 32 32 32h96c17.7 0 32-14.3 32-32s-14.3-32-32-32h-1.8l18-48H303.8l18 48H320c-17.7 0-32 14.3-32 32s14.3 32 32 32h96c17.7 0 32-14.3 32-32s-14.3-32-32-32H390.2L254 52.8zM279.8 304H168.2L224 155.1 279.8 304z"/></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="M254 52.8C249.3 40.3 237.3 32 224 32s-25.3 8.3-30 20.8L57.8 416H32c-17.7 0-32 14.3-32 32s14.3 32 32 32h96c17.7 0 32-14.3 32-32s-14.3-32-32-32h-1.8l18-48H303.8l18 48H320c-17.7 0-32 14.3-32 32s14.3 32 32 32h96c17.7 0 32-14.3 32-32s-14.3-32-32-32H390.2L254 52.8zM279.8 304H168.2L224 155.1 279.8 304z"/></svg>
     Font displayed using SVG</p>
    

    Apply CSS code

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

    Output:

    This Font displayed using SVG

    Change Font font awesome icon size

    To increase Font font awesome icon size, use the fa-lg(33 % increase), fa-2x, fa-3x, fa-4x, or fa-5x classes along with icon class \f031. Increase in icon size will be relative to their parent container.

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

    Output:

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

    Font font awesome icon with Fixed Width

    All the font awesome icons does not have same width.

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

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

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

    Output:

    Pull Font font awesome icon To the left

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

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

    Output:

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

    Pull Font font awesome icon To the left

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

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

    Output:

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

    Animate Font font awesome icon

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

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

    Output:

    Animate Font font awesome icon with steps

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

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

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

    Output:

    Rotate Font font awesome icon

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

    Where ‘x’ represents degree of rotation.

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

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

    <div>
    <i class='fas fa-font fa-3x'>F</i> Normal <br>
    <i class='fas fa-font fa-flip-horizontal fa-3x'>F</i> fa-flip-horizontal<br>
    <i class='fas fa-font 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 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 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 fa-stack-1x'></i>
        </span>
          Font on fa-square<br>
        <span class='fa-stack fa-lg'>
            <i class='fas fa-circle fa-stack-2x'></i>
            <i class='fas fa-font fa-stack-1x fa-inverse'></i>
        </span>
          Font on fa-circle<br>
    
        <span class='fa-stack fa-lg'>
            <i class='fas fa-font fa-stack-1x'></i>
            <i class='fas fa-ban fa-stack-2x'></i>
        </span>
          Font on fa-ban
    </div>
    

    Output:

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