How to Add Font Awesome 4.5 in Blogger Template?

How to Add Font Awesome 4.5 in Blogger Template? whats new in Font awesome 4.5 version?

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Hi guys...We are already aware about fantastic Font Awesome which use a pictographic techniques to display icons instead of image. This is helping us to tailor our Blog and website design. Instead of using image Font Awesome made our site loading speed faster.

However Font Awesome is always getting a little awesome because of its latest icon indexing process. Every time, Font Awesome releasing their new version with new icons. So here's I will show you what's new in the latest version, Font Awesome 4.5. Have some ideas for new features.

In the latest version Font Awesome included extra 20 new icons which is really important for website monetization. In their previous 4.4 version Font Awesome was included 66 brand new icons. Because by including those icons now Font Awesome enriches their database. Among new icons Bluetooth, percent, Shopping basket, USB and Font Awesome icon is getting attention of the users. In addition some social icons included like reddit alien and scribe. I hope Font Awesome will include more icons soon thus it can be a complete resource of pictographic icons. You can have a look from below image for new icons.

20 new icons in 4.5 version


Creator of Font icons Awesome Dave Gandy have just released new version of Font Awesome Icons. These new icons contain
  • All Updated versions of Google icons.
  • Apart from Google icons 20 new icons included.

How to add Font Awesome in Blogger template?

I have already shown in my previous post. The system is almost same. And the new style sheet can be used by adding Font Awesome URL in your Blogger template.  Just follow the below steps-

Step 1 Go to https://www.blogger.com and Sign in to your account
Step 2 From Blogger Dashboard click on ->Template ->Edit HTML 
Step 3 And locate the <head> section in your Blogger template
Step 4 Finally copy following line of markup and paste it below <head>
<link href='//netdna.bootstrapcdn.com/font-awesome/4.5.0/css/font-awesome.min.css' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'/>
Or

<link href='https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/font-awesome/4.5.0/css/font-awesome.min.css' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'/>
Step 5 Now simply hit the Save button.

That’s it now you are able to use Font Awesome 4.5 versions new icons.You can see our video tutorial on our YouTube channel.

How to upgrade Font Awesome 4.4 to 4.5?

This is a generic technique to upgrade older version to newer Font Awesome version. Just follow the below steps-

Step 1 Go to https://www.blogger.com and Sign in to your account
Step 2 From Blogger Dashboard click on ->Template ->Edit HTML 
Step 3 And locate the Font Awesome 4.4 URL section in your Blogger template. Just like below-
<link href='//netdna.bootstrapcdn.com/font-awesome/4.4.0/css/font-awesome.min.css' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'/>
Step 4 Now change the 4.4.0 to 4.5.0 that’s it. Your Font Awesome will be turn into newer version.

Step 5 Finally simply hit the Save button.

I hope this tutorial will help you to add and upgrade to latest Font Awesome 4.5.0 version. For more query feel free to leave a comment below. 

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Very Informative and helpful post. Thanks for sharing with us.

Thanks Shibam for your feedback.

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