There was some interesting discussion on Twitter about SVG sprites and their superiority to icon fonts. While I agree that SVGs are by and large superior, there are two crucial points that I feel icon fonts can present an advantage:
- Overall file size
- Internet Explorer support (but not the way you think)
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!
In part 1 of this series, I talked about how to get up and running with IcoMoon, generating an icon font, and using it.
In this second post, I want to get into the workflow that I’ve figured out that makes working with icon fonts a lot of fun.