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Widget Text Icon


Basically it just a WordPress «Text Widget» but with additional icon font selector based on FontAwesome. The Icon will show just before widget title.


  • widget-text-icon inteface.
  • The display.


  1. Upload the entire «widget-text-icon» folder to the «/wp-content/plugins/» directory
  2. DO NOT change the name of the «widget-text-icon» folder
  3. Activate the plugin through the «Plugins» menu in WordPress
  4. Drag and drop «Widget Text Icon» into active sidebar


I already have FontAwesome loaded from my theme. I dont want to load another Fontawesome style

Copy and paste this snippet and put it on your theme functions.


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  • Change the source code to load FontAwesome library from
  • Separate the icon array into function with filters


  • Fix GPL license to make it compatible with GPLv3 or later (I was misundersatood)


  • Fix GPL license to make it compatible with GPLv3 or later


  • Initial Release