With SASS and fonts from Font Awesome,
font-awesome-sass-rails is a gem to integrate Font Awesome to your Rails application.
It supports Rails 3.1.1 and older.
font-awesome-sass-rails gem to your
Then add the stylesheet to your Rails assets. The simplest way to apply Font Awesome site-wide is to add a
require statement in
*= require _font-awesome
If you want to manage where the stylesheet will be used or just prefer SCSS, you can use
@import in a SCSS file (e.g. a new file named
libs.css.scss) to import the stylesheet:
(By default Rails will import all SCSS files in
app/assets/stylesheets, you can change this behavior by modifying
This gem also includes
font-awesome-ie7, the stylesheet for IE7 support bundled with Font Awesome 3.0.
Use this stylesheet with conditional comment may be the best way to support IE7. But it can be difficult when it comes to assets pipeline. See this article on StackOverflow for a workaround: Using Rails 3.1 assets pipeline to conditionally use certain css
When you try this workaround, in your
*= require _font-awesome-ie7.min
Others are under MIT license.