This last of three posts about IcoMoon is going to cover just a few tips and tricks to get the most out of IcoMoon. Some involve the app itself, some are more to do with implementation. Let’s get to it!
Note: This post was updated on December 18th, 2013, to use new screenshots that show the recent redesign to the IcoMoon App.
I’ve become a huge fan of using icon fonts recently. I love the fact that graphics elements that are implemented this way are vector based & stylable with CSS. It makes them really easy and flexible to work with.
One of the things that you will have to confront, though, is how to actually get an icon font that you can use. That is where IcoMoon comes in. It is an online service that lets you generate a custom-built icon font, using icons that are either open licensed or for-pay.
I’ve used IcoMoon on a couple of projects lately, and wanted to share what I’ve learned. I’m going to break this into three seperate posts:
- How to use IcoMoon at a basic level
- How I’ve used it in a workflow
- Share some ninja-level tricks to really get the most out of it