fa-link icon in font awesome icons

fa-link icon in font awesome icons has 1 variant fas i.e.,solid.

NameClass NameCss Content Code
fa-linkfa-linkf0c1

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To display fa-link icon add predefined class name i.e.,fa-link (with prefix fa-) to the ‘i’ tag.

Here ‘i’ tag represents icon.

And we need to add corresponding category for fa-link icon. i.e., fas.


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

fa-link

To increase fa-link font awesome icon size, use the fa-lg (33% increase), fa-2x, fa-3x, fa-4x, or fa-5x classes along with icon class fa-link.

Increase in icon size will be relative to their parent container.


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

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

All the font awesome icons does not have same width.

For example fa-link icon and fa-home may not have same height and width.

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


<i class='fas fa-link fa-fw fa-3x'></i>Fixed Width<i class='fas fa-link fa-3x'></i>Normal<br/>
<i class='fas fa-home fa-fw fa-3x'></i>Fixed Width<i class='fas fa-home fa-3x'></i>Normal<br/>

Fixed WidthNormal
Fixed WidthNormal

To add border to fa-link icon, use fa-border class.

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

To pull icon fa-link to the left of the container use fa-pull-left class.\n


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

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


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

These two classes can used to add single quotes or double quotes to the text.

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

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

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

To animate font awesome fa-link icon with 8 step rotation, use fa-pulse icon along with fa-spin class.

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

To rotate the font awesome icon fa-link, Use fa-rotate-x class

Where ‘x’ represents degree of rotation.


<div>
<i class='fas fa-link fa-3x'>R</i>normal<br/><br/>
<i class='fas fa-link fa-rotate-90 fa-3x'>R</i> fa-rotate-90<br/><br/> 
<i class='fas fa-link fa-rotate-180  fa-3x'>R</i> fa-rotate-180<br/><br/> 
<i class='fas fa-link fa-rotate-270 fa-3x'>R</i> fa-rotate-270<br/><br/>
</div>
Rnormal

R fa-rotate-90

R fa-rotate-180

R fa-rotate-270

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


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

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

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 fa-link 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-link fa-stack-1x'></i>
    </span>
      fa-link on fa-square<br>
    <span class='fa-stack fa-lg'>
        <i class='fas fa-circle fa-stack-2x'></i>
        <i class='fas fa-link fa-stack-1x fa-inverse'></i>
    </span>
      fa-link on fa-circle<br>

    <span class='fa-stack fa-lg'>
        <i class='fas fa-link fa-stack-1x'></i>
        <i class='fas fa-ban fa-stack-2x'></i>
    </span>
      fa-link on fa-ban
</div>
fa-link on fa-square
fa-link on fa-circle
fa-link on fa-ban
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