This is a quick post on how to use Font Awesome with Bootstrap 3.

To use font-awesome, you will need to have a customized version of the latest version of Bootstrap 3 "Without icons". This can be done via the Customize Bootstrap page or from the bootstrap cdn.

Option 1A: Bootstrap CDN:

Option 1B: Downloading from Bootstrap:

Under "LESS files" > "Components" (middle column) > Uncheck "Glyphicons".

Enter in any other information (or remove JS not being used, and then scroll to the bottom of the page and click "Compile and download".

Option 2A: Font Awesome CDN:


Option 2B: Downloading from font awesome

Go to, then click the "Download" button on the front page.


The latest version does not work in Internet explorer 7 or lower.

Bootstrap 3: forms
Font-Awesome: Examples
Found CDN for n icons from github Issue Post.
Bootstrap CDN