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CSS content icons

One of the videos had content: "\2706" ; which produced the icon of a phone.

Was this from an icon-font loaded in the html? Or are there some icons pre-saved in css?


and how these symbols convert to CSS?? For example, phone it is = ✆ (HTML) and \2706;(CSS). Do you have link with CSS codes \2706 etc...

I'm pretty sure the html codes should work in css? I can't remember fully, but this video might have what you're looking for.


I think you didn't understand my question. Sorry for my English. I meant, if &_9990 in HTML this is - \2706; in CSS. What if I want to style symbol &_9742; - so what I have to write in CSS \2708 or \2710? or what?? Where is the table of these codes : \2706, \2708 etc...The link of &codes we can see on the site posted here, but where can we find link with \codes?

hmm.. I'm not 100% sure if I'm honest, you could try using a font:


This is an example of the font-awesome codes

thank you, Thomas. But the http://fontello.com I think better, because you don't need to load all symbols, only those, what you need in your project. But main idea, what I want - it is to use default code, as \2706. And there will not neccesary to load addition @font-face or import additional .css styles. It will be very good think, if we'll have a site, where we can see what those default codes mean, ex.: \2706 - it is a phone, \2830 - it is a facebook icon and etc.

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it's an html special character. Take a look at this http://www.sabinanore.com/design/html-special-symbols/