The Font Awesome library provides a set of vector icons and social logos for your website. It is one of the most popular icon sets available.
You can see an example of the use of Font Awesome in the icons shown on Admin > Catalog > Categories/Products:
The pencil, trash can, dollar sign and asterisk are icons from Font Awesome.
Font Awesome Versions
- Font Awesome 6.4 is included in Zen Cart 2.0.0 and above.
- Font Awesome 4.7 is included in Zen Cart 1.5.5 and above.
Font Awesome Help
In Zen Cart 2.0.0 and above, for backwards compatibility with plugins that have not yet been updated, by default, the Font Awesome v4 shim is loaded so that older Font Awesome classes may be used. Loading the shim can be switched off in the site specific overrides.
An example of the kind of change that needs to be made to older code to go from V4 to V6 is shown in this image: