Documentation for using external icon libraries with merit.

Font Awesome

Get vector icons and social logos on your website with Font Awesome.

merit includes, Font Awesome - with over 1,609 free icons.

Place following code, which contains all icons, within the <head> of each template or document that you want to use Font Awesome on.


Font Awesome is designed to be used with inline HTML elements.

To reference an icon, you need to know-

  • its name, prefixed with fa-
  • the style you want to use’s corresponding prefix**




If you need to size the icon, you may add .fa-{xs|sm|lg} or .fa-1x, .fa-2x, .fa-3x, .fa-4x, .fa-5x, .fa-6x, .fa-7x, .fa-8x, .fa-9x or .fa-10x for additional sizes.