Hey wonderful self-hosters! So I launched my community a couple of weeks ago, https://community.vscodetips.com. I was working on adding some navigation links for the left sidebar. I initally started with the Twemoji icons as that's what we use for the other icons in the Forem codebase.
A simple library that provides standard Unicode emoji support across all platforms.
The Twemoji library offers support for all Unicode-defined emoji which are recommended for general interchange (RGI).
The folks over at MaxCDN have graciously provided CDN support.
MaxCDN is shut down right now, so in the meanwhile use a different CDN or download the assets. (See Maxcdn has shut down, cdn not working anymore. · Issue #580 · twitter/twemoji).
Use the following in the
<head> tag of your HTML document(s):
<script src="https://unpkg.com/twemoji@latest/dist/twemoji.min.js" crossorigin="anonymous"></script>
This guarantees that you will always use the latest version of the library.
If, instead, you'd like to include the latest version explicitly, you can add the…
I thought they were OK, but wanted to find something else. I remembered Josh W. Comeau talking about Feather Icons.
They're SVG and MIT licensed, so I went with those. Here's what it looks like with the Hacker theme enabled.
I'm curious what icons you use in your Forem instance?