Components

Icons

Icons communicate meaning in a graphical user interface.

USWDS uses a subset of Font Awesome icons on the project. They are available for use in src/img. If you need additional icons, use Font Awesome in your project.

Usability guidance

See Icon Usability - Nielsen Norman Group.

Accessibility

Implementation

Use USWDS icons available in src/img or add Font Awesome to your project. USWDS uses icons in two ways:

  • SVG in HTML img elements
  • SVG in CSS backgrounds