CSS Icons: Icons can easily be added to your HTML page, by using an icon library.

Icons can be defined as the pictures or symbol used in any computer interface refer to an element. It is a graphical representation of a file or program that assists the user to identify about the type of file quickly.


In this tutorial, you will learn-

How To Add Icons

The easiest method to add an icon to your HTML page, is with an icon library, like Font Awesome.

Add the name of the specified icon class to any inline HTML element (like <i> or <span> ).

All the icons in the icon libraries beneath, are scalable vectors that can be customized with CSS (size, color, shadow, and so on)


Font Awesome Icons

To use the Font Awesome icons, go to fontawesome.com, sign in, and get a code to add in the <head> section of your HTML page:

<script src="https://kit.fontawesome.com/yourcode.js" crossorigin="anonymous"></script>

Note: No downloading or installation is required!

Example

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<title>Font Awesome Icons</title>
<meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">
<script src="https://kit.fontawesome.com/a076d05399.js" crossorigin="anonymous"></script>
<!--Get your own code at fontawesome.com-->
</head>
<body>

<p>Some Font Awesome icons:</p>
<i class="fas fa-cloud"></i>
<i class="fas fa-heart"></i>
<i class="fas fa-car"></i>
<i class="fas fa-file"></i>
<i class="fas fa-bars"></i>

<p>Styled Font Awesome icons (size and color):</p>
<i class="fas fa-cloud" style="font-size:24px;"></i>
<i class="fas fa-cloud" style="font-size:36px;"></i>
<i class="fas fa-cloud" style="font-size:48px;color:red;"></i>
<i class="fas fa-cloud" style="font-size:60px;color:lightblue;"></i>

</body>
</html>

Result:

Font Awesome Icons

Some Font Awesome icons:

Styled Font Awesome icons (size and color):


Bootstrap Icons

To use the Bootstrap glyphicons, add the accompanying line inside the <head> section of your HTML page:

<link rel="stylesheet" href="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/3.3.7/css/bootstrap.min.css">

Note: No downloading or installation is required!

Example

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<title>Bootstrap Icons</title>
<meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">
<link rel="stylesheet" href="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/3.3.7/css/bootstrap.min.css">
</head>
<body class="container">

<p>Some Bootstrap icons:</p>
<i class="glyphicon glyphicon-cloud"></i>
<i class="glyphicon glyphicon-remove"></i>
<i class="glyphicon glyphicon-user"></i>
<i class="glyphicon glyphicon-envelope"></i>
<i class="glyphicon glyphicon-thumbs-up"></i>
<br><br>

<p>Styled Bootstrap icons (size and color):</p>
<i class="glyphicon glyphicon-cloud" style="font-size:24px;"></i>
<i class="glyphicon glyphicon-cloud" style="font-size:36px;"></i>
<i class="glyphicon glyphicon-cloud" style="font-size:48px;color:red;"></i>
<i class="glyphicon glyphicon-cloud" style="font-size:60px;color:lightblue;"></i>

</body>
</html>

Result:

Bootstrap Icons

Some Bootstrap icons:



Styled Bootstrap icons (size and color):


Google Icons

To use the Google icons, add the accompanying line inside the <head> section of your HTML page:

<link rel="stylesheet" href="https://fonts.googleapis.com/icon?family=Material+Icons">

Note: No downloading or installation is required!

Example

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<title>Google Icons</title>
<meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">
<link rel="stylesheet" href="https://fonts.googleapis.com/icon?family=Material+Icons">
</head>
<body>

<p>Some Google icons:</p>
<i class="material-icons">cloud</i>
<i class="material-icons">favorite</i>
<i class="material-icons">attachment</i>
<i class="material-icons">computer</i>
<i class="material-icons">traffic</i>
<br><br>

<p>Styled Google icons (size and color):</p>
<i class="material-icons" style="font-size:24px;">cloud</i>
<i class="material-icons" style="font-size:36px;">cloud</i>
<i class="material-icons" style="font-size:48px;color:red;">cloud</i>
<i class="material-icons" style="font-size:60px;color:lightblue;">cloud</i>

</body>
</html>

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