Create an icon — icon

icon(name, class = NULL, lib = "font-awesome", ...)



Name of icon. Icons are drawn from the Font Awesome Free (currently icons from the v5.13.0 set are supported with the v4 naming convention) and Glyphicons libraries. Note that the "fa-" and "glyphicon-" prefixes should not be used in icon names (i.e. the "fa-calendar" icon should be referred to as "calendar")


Additional classes to customize the style of the icon (see the usage examples for details on supported styles).


Icon library to use ("font-awesome" or "glyphicon")


Arguments passed to the <i> tag of htmltools::tags


Create an icon for use within a page. Icons can appear on their own, inside of a button, or as an icon for a tabPanel() within a navbarPage().


An icon element

See also


# add an icon to a submit button
submitButton("Update View", icon = icon("refresh"))

navbarPage("App Title",
  tabPanel("Plot", icon = icon("bar-chart-o")),
  tabPanel("Summary", icon = icon("list-alt")),
  tabPanel("Table", icon = icon("table"))