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UNICODE (FontAwesome) characters in LESS/CSS code

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Michael Kummer

Hi guys!

I am using the LESS/CSS Pagelines extension and tried to add the following code to make use of FontAwesome:

a.c2a:before {
    content: "\f07a\00a0";
    font-family: "Font Awesome 5 Pro";
    Font-weight: 900;
    font-style: normal;
    font-weight: normal;
    text-decoration: inherit;
    padding-left: 4px;
}
 

The issue is that as soon as I have the CSS via the Custom Styling text box, Pagelines (or the extension) strips out the backslashes (\). As a result, I had to abandon the CSS/LESS extension and instead add all my CSS code to a separate .css file.

Is there a fix or workaround for this?

Thanks

Michael

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chrisayers

you can also use the font awesome library by adding this in the additional header scripts section in your settings.

<link rel="stylesheet" href="https://use.fontawesome.com/releases/v5.1.0/css/all.css" integrity="sha384-lKuwvrZot6UHsBSfcMvOkWwlCMgc0TaWr+30HWe3a4ltaBwTZhyTEggF5tJv8tbt" crossorigin="anonymous">

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Michael Kummer

@edgarcheverier - It doesn't strip it out until you Turn Off the PL editor/CSS editor. This is how it looks:

PL Editor turned on: https://www.dropbox.com/s/a2ygyk0m57e272q/Screenshot 2018-07-09 13.28.20.jpg?dl=0

PL Editor turned off: https://www.dropbox.com/s/hp7zwk2xl5qc92v/Screenshot 2018-07-09 13.28.34.jpg?dl=0

@chrisayers Adding the FA CSS is a prerequisite, but it's unrelated to my issue.

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Michael Kummer

any update on this?

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chrisayers

Sorry I thought I had a solution but it did not work and editing this post.

Edited by chrisayers
Wrong advice (see edit history)

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