Users can use the “Font Awesome” plugin for WordPress to add a huge library of vector icons to their store locator. Furthermore, the Font Awesome plugin can be downloaded from the following WordPress website.
Font Awesome is a plugin for WordPress that will allow users to add a variety of website-friendly vector icons (social media, currency, shipping, items, etc.) to their store locator.
The advantage of vector icons (which Font Awesome provides) is that they are small in size, fast to load, and can be scaled without loss of resolution. Therefore, Font Awesome can add some really clear and sharp icons to your store locator.
There are two main benefits of installing the Font Awesome plugin. Firstly, it is free. Secondly, it’s very easy to install. Moreover, once you have Font Awesome installed you will be able to directly apply icons from their library using either shortcodes or HTML snippets. In addition, you will also be able to change the font attributes (size, color, etc.) using CSS.
Installing Font Awesome
There are two ways to Install Font Awesome:
1- The Font Awesome Plugin for WordPress
WordPress users can easily use Font Awesome by installing the official Font Awesome plugin on WordPress.
Once you have the plugin installed you will be able to add font icons to your website using shortcodes or HTML snippets. Furthermore, to add a specific icon to your website, you can always check Font Awesome’s List of Icons.
2- Manual Installation
The second, more complex, way of installing Font Awesome on your website is through a manual installation that requires adding a code snippet in the header file of your theme.
To install Font Awesome manually please follow the below steps:
Go to the following website to get the Font Awesome (version 6) CDN code