Free Icon Fonts to speed up your site 

Icon fonts are great. They are superior to using images as icons in every way. But which one to choose?

Free Icon Fonts - Eliminate unnecessary images

There are tons of different icon font sets available. I’m going to introduce some of them here but i am going to leave it up to you to find the ones that fulfill your needs.

Free Icon Fonts

#1 Font Awesome – free icon font

Font Awesome - free icon font

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.

#2 CIKONSS – free icon font

CIKONSS - free icon font

Cikonss are created in order to be pure CSS, responsive and cross-browser usable. By “cross-browser” I mean IE8 as well. This means that CSS2 is in use which leads to limited shapes (and icons) available.

Some of icons do have border-radius property but this is mainly for fine styling in browsers that supports this property. This doesn’t effect in loosing the shape of the icon.

#3 Foundation – free icon font

 Foundation - free icon font

Foundation custom icon sets that are stored in a handy web font and are coded to be more accessible. A couple lines of CSS and the right markup will get you going in no time.

#4 Typicons – free icon font

typicons free icon font

Typicons are free-to-use vector icons embedded in a webfont for easy use in your user interfaces, whether it be on the web or in a native application.

If you like those free icon fonts please share them around.

Nikola fivera Petrovic
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