Font Awesome 5.2 Adds 372 New Icons, Introduces Automotive and Education Categories

image credit: Font Awesome Font Awesome 5.2 was released yesterday with two new categories and 372 new icons, bringing the total number of free icons to 1,295. The open source vector icon font is used on more than 22 million sites across the internet. It’s also a popular icon font with WordPress theme and plugin Read more about Font Awesome 5.2 Adds 372 New Icons, Introduces Automotive and Education Categories[…]

Font Awesome CDN Now in Beta, Loads Icons Asynchronously with Automatic Accessibility Best Practices

Font Awesome, the open source vector icon collection used by more than 300 plugins on WordPress.org and many free and commercial themes, announced the beta release of its new CDN. Developers can now add a single line of code to bring the icons and CSS toolkit into their projects. The icon files and CSS are Read more about Font Awesome CDN Now in Beta, Loads Icons Asynchronously with Automatic Accessibility Best Practices[…]

Font Awesome 4.6.0 Adds New Accessibility Icons Category

Font Awesome creator Dave Gandy announced the release of version 4.6.0 this week. The open source vector icon collection is used on approximately 60 million websites, including high profile sites like whitehouse.gov, thebeatles.com, and washingtonpost.com. Additionally, more than 300 plugins on WordPress.org and dozens of themes use Font Awesome in some way. The 4.6.0 release Read more about Font Awesome 4.6.0 Adds New Accessibility Icons Category[…]

Embedding and Using Icon Fonts With WordPress

Images are great and all, but they offer up challenges for websites: they require extra HTTP requests, they add file weight, and they don’t scale well. Icon fonts, on the other hand, need just one HTTP request for any size set of icons, look great on any display or resolution, and you can scale the Read more about Embedding and Using Icon Fonts With WordPress[…]