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Using Font Awesome icons

The free version of Moderne uses Font Awesome icons for a variety of elements, such as the social menus, search field with the magnifying glass, etc.

m icons example

The premium version of Moderne offers the choice of using Font Awesome v4 or Font Awesome v5 (a newer version). But for this one, we’ve implemented version 4 and also gave you the option to disable it if you are using a plugin that already loads this one.

The idea is to disable it if you are using a plugin because you would end up with double the source code and possibly icon conflicts. Otherwise, you can leave it enabled for this theme.

  1. Go to Appearance >> Customize >> Theme Options
  2. Look for the “Use Font Awesome Icons” setting and to disable it, uncheck the box next to it, otherwise keep it checked to use Font Awesome v4
    m fontawesome setting
  3. Click “Save & Publish” at the top of the column