WordPress: FontAwesome for WordPress

FontAwesome for WordPress allows you to insert FontAwsome icons into your page or post either by using shortcode or HTML.

Choose the icon you want from the FontAwesome icon gallery. All free icons are supported. Please note that pro icons are not supported at this time.

Shortcode Examples:

You can insert the cog icon by using the shortcode below.

[icon name="cog"]

You can use prefixes to display icons with different styles like below.

[icon name="check-square" prefix="fas"][icon name="check-square" prefix="far"]

If no prefix is specified, FontAwesome will default to prefix=”fas”. Some icons only have one style such as the clock icon. 

Adding FontAwesome icons can provide helpful visual indicators in your documentation. For more information, visit the plugin homepage.


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