Font Awesome gives you scalable vector icons that can instantly be customized — size, color, drop shadow, and anything that can be done with the power of CSS. With one font, you can choose from 439 icons to use however you’d like – in a button, on their own, or as a part of a list or menu.
You can place Font Awesome icons just about anywhere using the CSS Prefix fa and the icon’s name. Font Awesome is designed to be used with inline elements (we like the
< i > tag for brevity, but using a
< span > is more semantically correct).
< i class="fa fa-camera-retro" >< /i > fa-camera-retro
will produce this: