Setting up MD Iconic Font can be as simple as adding one line of code to your website - it's like Font Awesome but with Material Design by Google. Also it plays nicely with Bootstrap 3!


Thanks to the, you can use CDNjs to add MD Iconic Font into your website without downloading or installing anything!

  1. Paste the following code into the <head> section of your site's HTML.

    Immediately after release, it takes a bit of time for CDNjs to catch up and get the newest version live on their CDN.

  2. Check out the examples to start using Material Design Iconic Font!

BASIC: Default CSS

Use this method to get the default Material Design Iconic Font CSS.

  1. Download latest version of Material Design Iconic Font from this site or GitHub.
  2. Unpack the entire material-design-iconic-font archive into your project.
  3. In the <head> of your html, reference the location to your material-design-iconic-font.min.css.

  4. Check out the examples to start using Material Design Iconic Font!

PRO: Custom LESS or SCSS

Use this method to customize Material Design Iconic Font using LESS or SCSS.

  1. Download source of Material Design Iconic Font from GitHub.
  2. Open your project's path/to/material-design-iconic-font/less/variables.less or path/to/material-design-iconic-font/scss/_variables.scss and edit the @md-font-path variable to point to your font directory.

    The font path is relative from your compiled CSS directory.

  3. Re-compile your LESS or SCSS if using a static compiler.
  4. Check out the examples to start using Material Design Iconic Font!
  • Chrome 21+
  • Firefox 22+
  • Opera 12.1+
  • Safari 6.1+
  • IE 10+
  • Android Browser 4.3+
  • Not supported in Opera Mini

In fact it can work in earlier versions of browsers accordingly to portal (you can check ttf, woff, transform and animation properties), but I can't test it.


  • add 33 new icons
  • change main section in bower.json
  • repair seat and gradient icons
  • change class zmdi-stack-overflow to zmdi-stackoverflow
  • change google, google-plus, google-plus-box and paypal icons


  • add WOFF2 support
  • remove 2.0 SVG icons files
  • add EOT and SVG font files (not included in css)


  • fix bugs in aliases LASS/SASS files


  • change base font folder to "fonts"
  • resort and rename icons for better search
  • change variables prefix in LESS/SASS from md- to zmdi-
  • change helper classes prefix in LESS/SASS from zmd- to zmdi-hc-
  • change icons variables prefix in LESS/SASS from md-iconset- to zmdi-var-
  • some changes with icons to make them look pixel perfect at 14px size
  • add some community icons
  • add some new icons in directional and social sections

All changes in LESS/SASS/CSS has backward compatibility with 2.0.

If you use font as standalone font - you should update it carefully, because 2.1 ttf file cheat sheet hasn't backward compatibility with 2.0. Sorry for that, but in 2.0 was a bug that I couldn't remove without breaking backward compatibility.


  • fix some minor changes in less/scss/css files for better icons display


  • remove IE8-9 hooks
  • fix "!default" to used properly way in sass code


  • add new Google icons
  • remove duplicated icons to reduce font size
  • resort and rename icons for better search
  • change icon-prefix to 'zmdi-' for capability with Angular JS
  • add 'fixed-width', 'list' and 'stack' classes
  • add "!default" to scss variables
  • add vars with glyph codes to less/scss
  • add nested pseudo classes for less/scss

First version

  • 1.1.1 - add bower support and Cheatsheet page
  • 1.1.0 - add SCSS support (thanks to @davidkpiano)
  • 1.0.1 - fix bug with battery, charging-battery and wi-fi icons (device section)
  • 1.0.0 - add all available icons from Google

If you want to upgrade from 1.x to 2.x - follow this guide!

The full details of how Material Design Iconic Font is licensed and 'Thanks to' section: License page.