|Recipe 6||Using Font Icons|
Adding icons to a website can help illustrate what a button does or where a link goes, highlight a message, or otherwise clarify a page’s components and functions. But creating those icons can be a lot of work, especially if you’re not a graphic designer. Whether we’re creating a site concept, redesigning an existing page, or working on a project without access to a designer, it’d be great to have access to icons that are easy to use and modify, that add visual interest, and that have a uniform look—without having to go dig around the web for icons.
Font icons are vector images that can be manipulated with CSS, enabling us to have lightweight icons that are easily adaptable ...