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{% capture stripe_ad_content %}
<p class="lead">
  Setting up Font Awesome can be as simple as adding two lines of code to your website, or you can be a pro and
  customize the LESS yourself! Font Awesome even plays nicely with
  <a href="{{ site.bootstrap.url }}">Bootstrap</a>!
</p>
{% endcapture %}
{% include stripe-ad.html %}

<div id="bootstrapcdn">
  <h2 class="page-header">EASIEST: <a href="http://www.bootstrapcdn.com/#tab_fontawesome">BootstrapCDN</a></h2>
  <p>Add Font Awesome + Bootstrap into your website with two lines of code. You don't even have to download or install anything!</p>
  <ol>
    <li>
      Paste the following code into the <code>&lt;head&gt;</code> section of your site's HTML.
{% highlight html %}
<link href="//netdna.bootstrapcdn.com/twitter-bootstrap/{{ site.bootstrap.version }}/css/bootstrap-combined.no-icons.min.css" rel="stylesheet">
<link href="//netdna.bootstrapcdn.com/font-awesome/{{ site.fontawesome.version }}/css/font-awesome.css" rel="stylesheet">
{% endhighlight %}
      <div class="alert alert-info margin-top">
        <i class="icon-info-sign"></i> Want to use Font Awesome by itself without Bootstrap? Just don't include the first line.
      </div>
    </li>
    <li>
      Pat yourself on the back for your scalable-vector-icons-on-the-website
      <a href="http://37signals.com/svn/posts/312-lingo-judo">judo solution</a> in two lines of code.
    </li>
    <li>
      Check out the <a href="{{ page.relative_path }}examples/">examples</a> to start using Font Awesome!
    </li>
  </ol>
</div>

<section id="default-css">
  <h2 class="page-header">EASY: Default CSS</h2>
  <p>Use this method to get the default Font Awesome CSS with the default Bootstrap CSS.</p>
  <ol>
    <li>Copy the <code>font-awesome</code> directory into your project.</li>
    <li>
      In the <code>&lt;head&gt;</code> of your html, reference the location to your font-awesome.min.css.
{% highlight html %}
<link rel="stylesheet" href="path/to/bootstrap/css/bootstrap.min.css">
<link rel="stylesheet" href="path/to/font-awesome/css/font-awesome.min.css">
{% endhighlight %}
    </li>
    <li>Check out the <a href="{{ page.relative_path }}examples/">examples</a> to start using Font Awesome!</li>
  </ol>
</section>

<section id="custom-less">
  <h2 class="page-header">PRO: Custom LESS</h2>
  <p>Use this method to customize Font Awesome and Bootstrap {{ site.bootstrap.version }} using LESS.</p>
  <ol>
    <li>Copy the <code>font-awesome</code> directory into your project.</li>
    <li>Open your project's bootstrap/bootstrap.less and replace
{% highlight html %}
@import "sprites.less";
{% endhighlight %}
      with
{% highlight html %}
@import "path/to/font-awesome/less/font-awesome.less";
{% endhighlight %}
    </li>
    <li>
      Open your project's font-awesome/variables.less and edit the <code>@FontAwesomePath</code> variable to point to your font directory.
{% highlight html %}
@FontAwesomePath:   "../font";
{% endhighlight %}
      <p class="alert alert-info"><i class="icon-info-sign"></i> The font path is relative from your compiled CSS directory.</p>
    </li>
    <li>Re-compile your LESS if using a static compiler. Otherwise, you should be good to go.</li>
    <li>Check out the <a href="{{ page.relative_path }}examples/">examples</a> to start using Font Awesome!</li>
  </ol>
</section>

<section id="not-using-bootstrap">
  <h2 class="page-header">Not using Bootstrap?</h2>
  <p>Font Awesome works just as well without Bootstrap.</p>
  <ol>
    <li>Copy the <code>font-awesome</code> directory into your project.</li>
    <li>Follow the above directions and skip the Bootstrap parts.</li>
    <li>Open your project's font-awesome.less or font-awesome.min.css and edit the font location to point it to your font directory (see above examples).</li>
    <li>Check out the <a href="{{ page.relative_path }}examples/">examples</a> to start using Font Awesome!</li>
  </ol>
</section>

<section class="need-ie7">
  <h2 class="page-header">Need IE7 Support?</h2>
  <p>Font Awesome supports IE7. If you need it, you have my condolences.</p>
  <ol>
    <li>Get Font Awesome working properly in a modern browser.</li>
    <li>Copy font-awesome-ie7.min.css into your project.</li>
    <li>
      In the <code>&lt;head&gt;</code> of your html, reference the location to your font-awesome-ie7.min.css.
{% highlight html %}
<link rel="stylesheet" href="path/to/bootstrap/css/bootstrap.min.css">
<link rel="stylesheet" href="path/to/font-awesome/css/font-awesome.min.css">
<!--[if IE 7]>
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="path/to/font-awesome/css/font-awesome-ie7.min.css">
<![endif]-->
{% endhighlight %}
    </li>
    <li>Go complain to whoever decided your project needs IE7 support.</li>
  </ol>
</section>
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