Need to get icons in your web project quickly? Here’s the fastest and easiest way to use Font Awesome in your web-based projects (keep in mind you can use Font Awesome in lots of other ways, including on the desktop).
We’ll cover the basics of setting up Font Awesome and finding that perfect icon for your project.
Setup Font Awesome in Your Project
Font Awesome Kits are the easiest way to get Font Awesome icons into your projects. Just create a new Font Awesome Kit and add the Kit code to the
head of each template or page of your project where you want to add icons.
Find and Add Icons
Browse the thousands of icons in Font Awesome 5 to find some icons you like and then add the icon name and style as CSS classes to an HTML
<body> <!-- solid style --> <i class="fas fa-user"></i> <!-- regular style --> <i class="far fa-user"></i> <!-- light style --> <i class="fal fa-user"></i> <!-- duotone style --> <i class="fad fa-user"></i> <!--brand icon--> <i class="fab fa-github-square"></i> </body>
Make It Awesome
Now you’re ready to Rock and Roll! Take it to 11 by adding some style.
Hit a Snag?
Double-Check Your Code
<i> tags aren't turning into icons, make sure you've got the Kit code on the pages or templates you're working with.
Get More Help
Check out the troubleshooting section to get answers to some common hiccups.
Other Ways to Use Font Awesome
Use Font Awesome with Your Preferred Syntax or Stack…
And more! Font Awesome work with Squarespace, Rails with Turbolinks, and jQuery too.