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Elegant Themes Icons


Its now very easy to integrate Elegant Themes icon font set to your WordPress site. Just install this plugin and you are ready to go. Icons can be inserted using either HTML Code or Shortcode.

To use any of the Elegant Themes font icons on your WordPress site you have two options:


To add a Skype icon, you can use either of the two codes,

<span class="social_skype"></span>

<span data-icon=""></span>

You can see the class names and unicode data values on the ET font release page:


You can easily use a shortcode in your posts, pages and even widgets to display an icon. The shortcode format is [icon name=name-of-icon], where name=X is the class of the icon you would like to use.

To add a Skype icon, you can use the following shortcode,

[icon name=social_skype]

You can see all available icon classed on the ET link referred above.



  1. Upload the plugin to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  3. Use HTML by adding the appropiate class to the <span> element OR Add shortcode to your posts, pages or widgets to display the font icon.


Does EXACTLY what it's supposed to do

I FINALLY found a simple way to use the ET icon fonts. My only complaint is that this plugin was so hard to find. I tried the coding way multiple times with no success. This makes it a piece of cake. This is super simple and fast. Thanks guys for creating this plugin! You’re awesome sauce!

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  • Initial and stable release.