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Font Awesome


Font Awesome

Nov 6th, 2013
License: SIL Open Font License
Vector: Yes
Category: Business & finance
Style: Glyph
Homepage: Visit homepage


Raghu Vamsi • 13:20 03-11-2014

One of my favorites. Thanks Font Awesome!

Dominik Waurenschk • 01:48 25-10-2014

1. How do I download the whole pack? 2. I don't completly understand the licence. Can I use as icons in a commercial program? Thanks in advance :)


Font Awesome v4.0.3

the iconic font designed for Bootstrap

Font Awesome is a full suite of 369 pictographic icons for easy scalable vector graphics on websites, created and maintained by Dave Gandy. Stay up to date @fontawesome.

Get started at http://fontawesome.io!


  • The Font Awesome font is licensed under the SIL OFL 1.1:
    • http://scripts.sil.org/OFL
  • Font Awesome CSS, LESS, and SASS files are licensed under the MIT License:
    • http://opensource.org/licenses/mit-license.html
  • The Font Awesome documentation is licensed under the CC BY 3.0 License:
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Attribution is no longer required as of Font Awesome 3.0, but much appreciated:
    • Font Awesome by Dave Gandy - http://fontawesome.io
  • Full details: http://fontawesome.io/license



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 and misc changes bumps the patch

For more information on SemVer, please visit http://semver.org.


  • Email: dave@fontawesome.io
  • Twitter: http://twitter.com/davegandy
  • GitHub: https://github.com/davegandy
  • Work: Lead Product Designer @ http://kyru.us


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

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 serve