WP Font Awesome

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This plugin allows you to easily embed Font Awesome icon to your site with simple shortcodes.

Author:Zayed Baloch (profile at wordpress.org)
WordPress version required:3.2
WordPress version tested:5.3.6
Plugin version:1.7.6
Added to WordPress repository:06-08-2015
Last updated:15-11-2020
Rating, %:96
Rated by:5
Plugin URI:https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-font-awesome...
Total downloads:68 822
Active installs:10 000+
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This plugin allows you to easily embed Font Awesome icon to your website using HTML or built-in shortcode handlers.


  1. Shortcode support. Example: For Font Awesome 5 [wpfa5s icon=""], [wpfa5r icon=""], [wpfab icon=""], and for Font Awesome 4.7+ [wpfa icon=""]
  2. Use Larger Icon: [wpfa icon="" size="2x"]. Sizes: xs, sm, lg, 2x, 3x, 5x, 7x, 10x
  3. Add Font Awesome icon in Menu with shortcode.
  4. Support shortocde in Widgets.
  5. Support post and page title.
  6. Support Font Awesome version 4.7.0
  7. Font Awesome version 5.12
  8. Add Font Awesome icon from editor Toolbar button.


Introduced three new shortcode for Font Awesome support.

Font Awesome 5
[wpfa5s icon=”home”] for Solid style.
[wpfa5r icon=”user”] for Regular style. support only in few icon.
[wpfa5b icon=”facebook”] for Brands.

Font Awesome 4.7+
[wpfa icon=””].


The fa prefix has been deprecated in version 5. The new default is the fas solid style far regular style and the fab style for brands.

WP Font Awesome plugin still support Font Awesome version 4