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

Square font awesome icon css class name is fa-square and CSS Content Code is \f0c8.

Square font awesome icon has 2 style types i.e., regular(far), solid(fas)

Square font awesome icon usage

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

  1. Using CSS Class Name

  2. Using CSS Content Code

  3. Using SVG

Square font awesome icon CSS class name

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

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

Square font awesome icon has 2 icon styles. To Display regular icon use far class. To Display solid icon use fas class.

<i class='far fa-square'></i>
<i class='fas fa-square'></i>

Output:

Square font awesome icon CSS Content Code

We can display Square font awesome icon using it’s CSS Content Code \f0c8

Use the following HTML code

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

Apply CSS code

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

.Square::before {
   font: var(--fa-font-solid);
    content: ' \f0c8';
 }</style>

Output:

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

    Square font awesome icon SVG

    Use the following icon SVG to display Square 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="M0 96C0 60.7 28.7 32 64 32H384c35.3 0 64 28.7 64 64V416c0 35.3-28.7 64-64 64H64c-35.3 0-64-28.7-64-64V96z"/></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="M0 96C0 60.7 28.7 32 64 32H384c35.3 0 64 28.7 64 64V416c0 35.3-28.7 64-64 64H64c-35.3 0-64-28.7-64-64V96z"/></svg>
     Square displayed using SVG</p>
    

    Apply CSS code

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

    Output:

    This Square displayed using SVG

    Change Square font awesome icon size

    To increase Square font awesome icon size, use the fa-lg(33 % increase), fa-2x, fa-3x, fa-4x, or fa-5x classes along with icon class \f0c8. Increase in icon size will be relative to their parent container.

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

    Output:

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

    Square font awesome icon with Fixed Width

    All the font awesome icons does not have same width.

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

    Square font awesome icon Border

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

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

    Output:

    Pull Square font awesome icon To the left

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

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

    Output:

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

    Pull Square font awesome icon To the left

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

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

    Output:

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

    Animate Square font awesome icon

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

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

    Output:

    Animate Square font awesome icon with steps

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

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

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

    Output:

    Rotate Square font awesome icon

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

    Where ‘x’ represents degree of rotation.

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

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

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

    Output:

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

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

    Output:

    Square on fa-square
    Square on fa-circle
    Square on fa-ban
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