Updating to Font Awesome 5.0

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  • #143723
    oovostraw
    Member

    Hi!
    Our site greenbelt.org has been using the collective theme for a few years now. Recently our FA icons broke – specifically the brand icons (facebook, twitter, etc) – because in the Font Awesome 5.0 release the class for these icons changed. The version we have running (I believe it’s the most updated version) still uses FA 4.0.
    Will collective be updated to include the new 5.0 classes? Thanks.

    #143777
    itsdavidmorgan
    Theme Author

    Hello,

    Unfortunately, we were not made that Font Awesome was being updated within the WordPress.com environment. So, I apologize for the inconvenience. We will look into updating the theme, but it may take some time.

    In the meantime, can you try installing the following plugin, https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-font-awesome/

    The plugin should load Font Awesome 4.0 icons as well as 5.0. So, the 4.0 icons will display in the meantime.

    Thanks!

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