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Font Awesome v4.7.0 Changelog #226

The iconic font and CSS framework

Font Awesome is a full suite of 675 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.

Get started at!


  • 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:



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


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, changes to brand logos, and misc changes bumps the patch

For more information on SemVer, please visit


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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:

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
Font-Awesome open issues Ask a question     (View All Issues)
  • 10 months Icon Request: fa-diamonds, fa-spades, fa-clubs, fa-hearts (game card symbols)
  • 10 months Icon request: icon-football
  • 10 months Icon request: fa-nerofix (brand icon)
  • 10 months Icon Request: fa-globe-mars
  • 10 months Icon Request: fa-single-quote-left / fa-single-quote-right
  • 10 months Icon Request: fa-polararea-chart
  • 10 months Problem with the icons in the font-awesome
  • 10 months Icon Request: fa-All-Orders
  • 10 months Icon Request: fa-archilovers
  • 10 months Icon Request: fa-b24
  • 10 months Icon request: wire app
  • 10 months Icon request: icon-user-with-dollar
  • 10 months Icon request: male-o and female-o
  • 10 months Icon request: facebook-workplace
  • 10 months Icon request: icon-bass-clef; icon-violin-clef; icon-clef;
  • 10 months Icon request: icon-minds
  • 10 months Icon Request: fa-roundme
  • 10 months Icon request: icon-hotairballoon
  • 10 months Icon Request: fa-jekyll
  • 10 months Icon Request: fa-anime, fa-manga
  • 10 months Icon Request: fa-tank or fa_reservoir
  • 10 months Icon request: fa-caret-square-o-down - revision or new icon
  • 10 months Add the ability to fully configure a class names
  • 10 months Icon Request: fa-gots
  • 10 months Icon request: fa-getty-images
  • 10 months icon-neighbor
  • 10 months Icon request: musicbrainz
  • 10 months Resources with a "?" in the URL are not cached by some proxy caching servers
  • 10 months Icon request: Passenger / seat
  • 10 months icon request: kangaroo
Font-Awesome open pull requests (View All Pulls)
  • Change link in HELP-US-OUT
  • add compress.html layout
  • update jekyll config
  • [BUGFIX] License files added
  • Add bower install to the README file
  • Add "no" and "prohibit" filters to ban icon
  • SASS -> Sass
  • add stylus support
  • Bower Installation
  • Circle number to resolve issues/6099
  • Allow getting paths from node for build process
  • Remove warnings on safari
  • Adding alias for fa-shopping-cart as fa-cart
  • Combine multiple CDN files
  • Allow easy use with bundlers
  • Created function that returns icons code
  • Add license text
  • Add the chinese readme translation
  • Add 'loupe' filter to search-icon
  • feat(bower): add css and fonts for use with bower tools
  • Add a link to Cheatsheet in the primary navbar.
  • Use autoprefixer
  • add style & less property to package.json
  • SASS: List var of all icons
  • Added component to composer.json
  • How to install by bower
  • Added a Text inset option
  • Update composer.json
  • Added links to localized Font Awesome sites - Spanish, French, Russian and Korean
  • Add fa-xl size class, between fa-lg and fa-2x
  • Update background.html
  • Update other.html
  • Update using-with-accessibility.html
  • Exclude icons.yml from .npmignore
  • 5.0.0 wip
  • Update branch alias
  • Update Getting Started Flow
  • avoid punctuation in some links
  • Add main field to package.json
  • Update Interactive Element Accessibility Documentation
  • production file for browsers
  • Mixins to select icons to include
  • Add main to package.json
  • 4.7.0 Minor Release
  • Update
  • Changed links in examples page to be fragment links.
  • Add Changelog episode badge to README
  • Add Code Of Conduct
  • Allow custom naming of font family
  • Update license to include CDN assets
  • free :beer:
  • Existing Unicode code points per YAML
  • Add optimised font files
  • changed sentence structure
  • Fix Composer package "type" to "component"
  • Updating version number
  • Changed http links to https
  • Make icon names more human friendly.
  • Update
  • Add "castle" filter for fort-awesome icon
  • index.js file added to conform to CommonJS
Font-Awesome questions on Stackoverflow (View All Questions)
  • Using javascript link_to to link from a font awesome icon to a path
  • font-awesome aligning multi line text correctly
  • Can't get Font-Awesome Icons to display
  • Font Awesome randomly not showing icons, with nothing changed
  • Display SpriteClass using Font-Awesome in Kendo Panel Bar
  • font awesome: retrieve css of pseudo element displays a small rectangle
  • How to use a icons and symbols from "Font Awesome" on Native Android Application
  • Including Font-Awesome makes website slow/unresponsive/laggy
  • Using Font Awesome, how to get rid of underline on hover?
  • Font-Awesome Icon stacking issue in safari
  • Font Awesome not loading with Bundle Optimizations MVC 5
  • font awesome icon not clickable on button tag
  • How can I use Font Awesome (or other font icons) instead of the jQuery sprites in Primefaces DataTable?
  • How to use Font Awesome 4.x CSS file with JSF? Browser can't find font files
  • Font awesome icon font as a placeholder in input after adding class with jquery
  • font-awesome icon in input placeholder not working
  • Add multiple icons and space in Font Awesome with css content
  • Font Awesome add multiple icons to button
  • Adding facebook like to the posts with font awesome
  • Add tooltip to font awesome icon
  • Font Awesome icons for Webix tree nodes when select = true
  • Font-awesome not working with webpack and cordova
  • font-awesome with mvc and ie11/Safari only SOME icons don't work
  • Style font awesome icon to the right of input
  • Align list items with a single font awesome icon
  • Extjs6 Current Version of Font-Awesome
  • List Icons: TinyMCE removes Font Awesome-Tags
  • Font Awesome icons 4.2.0 Minimal do not display
  • Bootstrap 3 without Glyphicons replaced with Font Awesome
  • How to get Png files of Font awesome icons?
  • Rails: Place Font Awesome inside text_field_tag
  • Jhipster not loading font awesome icons
  • How to change color of font awesome icons
  • html - font awesome copy the same icon full length of the screen
  • Font Awesome Failed to load resource /font/fontawesome-webfont.woff?v=3.0.1
  • Font Awesome not working for some reason in Angular-Fullstack Yeoman Generator
  • Resizing Font Awesome Fonts with font-size
  • Font Awesome icon inside text input element
  • font awesome doesn't load net::ERR_FILE_NOT_FOUND
  • How do I load font-awesome using SCSS (SASS) in Webpack using relative paths?
  • How install font-awesome via bower
  • Font awesome icon not displaying
  • StackOverflowException seems to be caused by font awesome?
  • Font-Awesome: Trying to make this thing work with WordPress
  • font awesome 4.3+ spinner mozilla glitch
  • Font awesome icons are not displayed when exporting HTML to PDF with Dompdf
  • Replacing facebook share icon with font-awesome facebook icon
  • Is there a way I can change a font awesome symbol to just show the outline only?
  • Get a list of Font Awesome icons
  • Rspec Target Font Awesome Icon Link
  • Font Awesome not working in offline mode
  • Troubleshooting Font Awesome not working in Chrome on WordPress
  • Font Awesome fonts show up as square icons
  • font awesome - hashtag icon don't show
  • Font Awesome in Blade form?
  • how to have webpack include font awesome woff files in a react based chrome extension?
  • Font awesome checkbox with input after the checkbox and it's text
  • How to add font-awesome to JsFiddle
  • How to use Font Awesome in android Holder class which does not have a context?
  • Font awesome borders
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