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Missing icons for social links #98
I have added the following to the
but in the Social widget I can only see the icon for GitHub. The other two are just blank space (of appropriate size though). That's neither pretty nor practical.
As I understand the idea is to have the all the social links as gray icons. Would it be possible as a fallback to use the favicons of those webpages and apply a gray filter with JS/CSS over them?
Related to #52.
Elegant uses Font Awesome icons for Social links. Each social site name should be picked from there minus the
Font Awesome doesn't have icons for gitorious and friendica.
I have an idea. I want to change the color from gray to their fav icon color on hover. I will explore it after January 1st.
Ah, thanks for explaining.
Maybe until then, we could use the generic external link icon for a fallback.
@silverhook I have looked into your suggestion. I have found two issues that I didn't realize when I made the above post.
I toyed with an idea of adding a third element in the
But this is inconsistent with other Pelican themes.
I looked for ways to specify fallback CSS class. So that if an icon is missing, theme falls back to some other default icon. I couldn't find anything on it.
I guess best way is to submit requests for the required icons to FontAwesome project.
I am open to suggestions.
@silverhook, Brian Blais shared a useful tip via email. With its help, this issue is fixed now.
The tuple in
(name, link, icon_name)