Few days ago, we wrote about Font Awesome Icons, a free WordPress plugin to that can be used to add Font Awesome icon font to your WordPress site.
If you’re looking for an alternative to Font Awesome Icons plugin, take a look at Genericon’d, another free WordPress plugin that make use of Genericons, a free and GPL icon font by Automattic, the same great company behind WordPress.com.
Using Genericon’d gives you more flexibility to use use Genericons icon anywhere on your site. There are two ways you can use the Genericons icon font on your site:
To use any icon fonts in your site, you may use the HTML code anywhere on your theme.
<div class="genericond genericon genericon-twitter"></div>
<i class="genericond genericon genericon-twitter"></i>
For complete list of available icon fonts, please refer to Genericons website.
Want to use the icon on any post, page and widget? This plugin allows you to do so. Here’s an example of shortcode can be used with this plugin: