Access the API
There are two ways to access the API depending on how you've integrated Font Awesome into your project.
If you're using Node.js, the
@fortawesome/fontawesome-svg-core NPM package exports methods that can be used to perform various tasks.
Start by installing the Font Awesome SVG Core package:
Then you can tap into the API from within your app or project:
In the Browser
Or you can access the API directly in the browser where Font Awesome is available as a global namespace.
What's the difference between packages?
While all of the API methods are available through both the Font Awesome and the Font Awesome SVG Core packages, each package has a different default configuration.
|Automatically replaces |
<i> tags with
|Adds CSS to the |
<head> to provide styles for the icons
|Watches the page(opens new window) for icon changes and additions || |