Simple Icons

Description

This is a social icons plugin built on the https://simpleicons.org framework. Use the shortcode [simple_icon] to display an icon or use #iconname# in your menu item title.

Contributors

Simple Icon Contributors

Notes

This plugin uses http://cdn.jsdelivr.net/ to serve icons.

Icons are SVG format.

Use GitHub for icon requests, corrections and contributions.

How to use

Example:

[simple_icon name="wordpress" color="purple"]

Properties:

  • name
    The name of the social icon (search https://simpleicons.org/ to find an icon).

  • color (optional)
    The color of the icon (example: #ffffff or white).
    Default is pulled from the framework

  • size (optional)
    The size of the icon
    Default is 1.5rem

  • class (optional)
    Add a custom CSS class to the icon.

Screenshots

  • Use simple icons in menu titles
  • Use simple icons as shortcode in your content
  • Highlight shortcode and click on the link button to create icon links
  • Example of front end use.

Installation

This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.

  1. Upload simple-icons.zip to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Unzip the file
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  4. Use the shortcode [simple_icon] anywhere in your content, or use #example# in your menu item title

Contributors & Developers

“Simple Icons” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

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Interested in development?

Browse the code, check out the SVN repository, or subscribe to the development log by RSS.

Changelog

1.0

  • Initial release

1.1

  • Added json file and icon caching for performance