Icon fonts - Introduction, Importance and Generation
An http request is made to let the font work on your website and reduce page load size as these are only fonts not an image. Icons can be simply called through @font-face rule which is being supported in even Internet Explorer 4. Make sure that @font-face rule have correct path description and then you can find list of icon names in the .css file at the bottom.
The New Iconic Fonts to Enliven Your Icon Sets
The latest iconic fonts and symbol fonts such as Font Awesome, Entypo, Iconic, Elusive, IcoMoon, Fontello, Typeicons, Linecons, can bring more substance and value to any of the textual content that you are using on your website designs. With the iconion icon maker you can customize the font size, gradient, color and shadows of your cool icons giving you more room to create a font and icon design that will suit your preferences.
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