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Welcome to the Font-Awesome wiki!

Font Awesome v4.4.0

The iconic font and CSS framework

Font Awesome is a full suite of 585 pictographic icons for easy scalable vector graphics on websites, created and maintained by Dave Gandy. Stay up to date with the latest release and announcements on Twitter: @fontawesome.

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The Font Awesome font is licensed under the SIL OFL 1.1: Font Awesome CSS, LESS, and Sass files are licensed under the MIT License: The Font Awesome documentation is licensed under the CC BY 3.0 License: Attribution is no longer required as of Font Awesome 3.0, but much appreciated: Font Awesome by Dave Gandy - Full details:


v3.0.0 - all icons redesigned from scratch, optimized for Bootstrap's 14px default
v3.0.1 - much improved rendering in webkit, various bug fixes
v3.0.2 - much improved rendering and alignment in IE7
v3.1.0 - Added 54 icons, icon stacking styles, flipping and rotating icons, removed Sass support
v3.1.1 GitHub milestones
v3.2.0 GitHub milestones
v3.2.1 GitHub milestones
v4.0.0 GitHub milestones
v4.0.1 GitHub milestones
v4.0.2 GitHub milestones
v4.0.3 GitHub milestones
v4.1.0 GitHub milestones
v4.2.0 GitHub milestones
v4.3.0 GitHub milestones
v4.4.0 GitHub milestones


Please read through our contributing guidelines. Included are directions for opening issues, coding standards, and notes on development. Versioning

Font Awesome will be maintained under the Semantic Versioning guidelines as much as possible. Releases will be numbered with the following format:


And constructed with the following guidelines:

Breaking backward compatibility bumps the major (and resets the minor and patch) New additions, including new icons, without breaking backward compatibility bumps the minor (and resets the patch) Bug fixes and misc changes bumps the patch

For more information on SemVer, please visit Author: faqtory | fixithere

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To include as a component, just run

$ component install FortAwesome/Font-Awesome

Or add

"FortAwesome/Font-Awesome": "*"

to the dependencies in your component.json.

Hacking on Font Awesome

Before you can build the project, you must first have the following installed:

Ruby Ruby Development Headers Ubuntu: sudo apt-get install ruby-dev (Only if you're NOT using rbenv or rvm) Windows: DevKit Bundler (Run gem install bundler to install). Node Package Manager (AKA NPM) Less (Run npm install -g less to install). Less Plugin: Clean CSS (Run npm install -g less-plugin-clean-css to install).

From the root of the repository, install the tools used to develop.

$ bundle install $ npm install

Build the project and documentation:

$ bundle exec jekyll build`

Or serve it on a local server on http://localhost:7998/Font-Awesome/:

$ bundle exec jekyll -w serve

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