Introducing Shifticons: Custom Icon Web Fonts

Shifticons screenshot

Last week, Naz and I launched Shifticons, a service which helps people create custom icon web fonts.

In a nutshell, Shifticons makes it easy for you to add icons to your website, and is a dead simple tool for website designers.

First, you mix and match icons from a wide (and growing) range of libraries. Then, you can use the icons on your website simply by adding class names to an HTML element, in a manner very similar to Twitter Bootstrap. Unlike Bootstrap, however, the icons are not images, rather they are a font, so changing the size, color, text-shadow, etc. is as easy as changing the CSS attribute. And, unlike typography services, such as Typekit, there are no hosting plans. What you purchase is yours to keep.

Please give it a try. And, if you have any questions or feedback, please let us know on Twitter, @shifticons.

Posted on April 30, 2012 at 1:45 pm.