Includes 200 glyphs in font format from the Glyphicon Halflings set. Glyphicons Halflings are normally not available for free, but their creator has made them available for Bootstrap free of cost. As a thank you, we only ask that you include a link back to Glyphicons whenever possible.
How to use
For performance reasons, all icons require a base class and individual icon class. To use, place the following code just about anywhere. Be sure to leave a space between the icon and text for proper padding.
Don't mix with other components
Icon classes cannot be directly combined with other components. They should not be used along with other classes on the same element. Instead, add a nested
<span> and apply the icon classes to the
Only for use on empty elements
Icon classes should only be used on elements that contain no text content and have no child elements.
Changing the icon font location
Bootstrap assumes icon font files will be located in the
../fonts/ directory, relative to the compiled CSS files. Moving or renaming those font files means updating the CSS in one of three ways:
- Change the
@icon-font-name variables in the source Less files.
- Utilize the relative URLs option provided by the Less compiler.
- Change the
url() paths in the compiled CSS.
Use whatever option best suits your specific development setup.
<span class="glyphicon glyphicon-search"></span>
Use them in buttons, button groups for a toolbar, navigation, or prepended form inputs.
<button type="button" class="btn btn-default btn-lg"> <span class="glyphicon glyphicon-star"></span> Star</button>