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

Star font awesome icon css class name is fa-star and CSS Content Code is \f005.

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

Star font awesome icon usage

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

  1. Using CSS Class Name

  2. Using CSS Content Code

  3. Using SVG

Star font awesome icon CSS class name

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

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

Star 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-star'></i>
<i class='fas fa-star'></i>

Output:

Star font awesome icon CSS Content Code

We can display Star font awesome icon using it’s CSS Content Code \f005

Use the following HTML code

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

Apply CSS code

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

.Star::before {
   font: var(--fa-font-solid);
    content: ' \f005';
 }</style>

Output:

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

    Star font awesome icon SVG

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

    <svg class='fontawesomesvg' xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" viewBox="0 0 576 512"><!--! 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="M316.9 18C311.6 7 300.4 0 288.1 0s-23.4 7-28.8 18L195 150.3 51.4 171.5c-12 1.8-22 10.2-25.7 21.7s-.7 24.2 7.9 32.7L137.8 329 113.2 474.7c-2 12 3 24.2 12.9 31.3s23 8 33.8 2.3l128.3-68.5 128.3 68.5c10.8 5.7 23.9 4.9 33.8-2.3s14.9-19.3 12.9-31.3L438.5 329 542.7 225.9c8.6-8.5 11.7-21.2 7.9-32.7s-13.7-19.9-25.7-21.7L381.2 150.3 316.9 18z"/></svg>
    
    

    Use the following HTML code

    <p>This <svg class='fontawesomesvg' xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" viewBox="0 0 576 512"><!--! 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="M316.9 18C311.6 7 300.4 0 288.1 0s-23.4 7-28.8 18L195 150.3 51.4 171.5c-12 1.8-22 10.2-25.7 21.7s-.7 24.2 7.9 32.7L137.8 329 113.2 474.7c-2 12 3 24.2 12.9 31.3s23 8 33.8 2.3l128.3-68.5 128.3 68.5c10.8 5.7 23.9 4.9 33.8-2.3s14.9-19.3 12.9-31.3L438.5 329 542.7 225.9c8.6-8.5 11.7-21.2 7.9-32.7s-13.7-19.9-25.7-21.7L381.2 150.3 316.9 18z"/></svg>
     Star displayed using SVG</p>
    

    Apply CSS code

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

    Output:

    This Star displayed using SVG

    Change Star font awesome icon size

    To increase Star font awesome icon size, use the fa-lg(33 % increase), fa-2x, fa-3x, fa-4x, or fa-5x classes along with icon class \f005. Increase in icon size will be relative to their parent container.

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

    Output:

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

    Star font awesome icon with Fixed Width

    All the font awesome icons does not have same width.

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

    Star font awesome icon Border

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

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

    Output:

    Pull Star font awesome icon To the left

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

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

    Output:

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

    Pull Star font awesome icon To the left

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

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

    Output:

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

    Animate Star font awesome icon

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

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

    Output:

    Animate Star font awesome icon with steps

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

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

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

    Output:

    Rotate Star font awesome icon

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

    Where ‘x’ represents degree of rotation.

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

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

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

    Output:

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

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

    Output:

    Star on fa-square
    Star on fa-circle
    Star on fa-ban
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