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    <h1><i class="icon-cogs icon-large"></i>&nbsp; Get Started</h1>
    <p>Easy ways to get Font Awesome 3.2.1 onto your website</p>
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  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="http://getbootstrap.com">Bootstrap</a>!
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  <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>
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      Paste the following code into the <code>&lt;head&gt;</code> section of your site's HTML.
<div class="highlight"><pre><code class="html"><span class="nt">&lt;link</span> <span class="na">href=</span><span class="s">&quot;//netdna.bootstrapcdn.com/twitter-bootstrap/2.3.2/css/bootstrap-combined.no-icons.min.css&quot;</span> <span class="na">rel=</span><span class="s">&quot;stylesheet&quot;</span><span class="nt">&gt;</span>
<span class="nt">&lt;link</span> <span class="na">href=</span><span class="s">&quot;//netdna.bootstrapcdn.com/font-awesome/3.2.1/css/font-awesome.css&quot;</span> <span class="na">rel=</span><span class="s">&quot;stylesheet&quot;</span><span class="nt">&gt;</span>
</code></pre></div>
      <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.
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      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.
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      Check out the <a href="../examples/">examples</a> to start using Font Awesome!
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  <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>
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    <li>Copy the <code>font-awesome</code> directory into your project.</li>
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      In the <code>&lt;head&gt;</code> of your html, reference the location to your font-awesome.min.css.
<div class="highlight"><pre><code class="html"><span class="nt">&lt;link</span> <span class="na">rel=</span><span class="s">&quot;stylesheet&quot;</span> <span class="na">href=</span><span class="s">&quot;path/to/bootstrap/css/bootstrap.min.css&quot;</span><span class="nt">&gt;</span>
<span class="nt">&lt;link</span> <span class="na">rel=</span><span class="s">&quot;stylesheet&quot;</span> <span class="na">href=</span><span class="s">&quot;path/to/font-awesome/css/font-awesome.min.css&quot;</span><span class="nt">&gt;</span>
</code></pre></div>
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    <li>Check out the <a href="../examples/">examples</a> to start using Font Awesome!</li>
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  <h2 class="page-header">PRO: Custom LESS</h2>
  <p>Use this method to customize Font Awesome and Bootstrap 2.3.2 using LESS.</p>
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    <li>Copy the <code>font-awesome</code> directory into your project.</li>
    <li>Open your project's bootstrap/bootstrap.less and replace
<div class="highlight"><pre><code class="html">@import &quot;sprites.less&quot;;
</code></pre></div>
      with
<div class="highlight"><pre><code class="html">@import &quot;path/to/font-awesome/less/font-awesome.less&quot;;
</code></pre></div>
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      Open your project's font-awesome/variables.less and edit the <code>@FontAwesomePath</code> variable to point to your font directory.
<div class="highlight"><pre><code class="html">@FontAwesomePath:   &quot;../font&quot;;
</code></pre></div>
      <p class="alert alert-info"><i class="icon-info-sign"></i> The font path is relative from your compiled CSS directory.</p>
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    <li>Re-compile your LESS if using a static compiler. Otherwise, you should be good to go.</li>
    <li>Check out the <a href="../examples/">examples</a> to start using Font Awesome!</li>
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<section id="not-using-bootstrap">
  <h2 class="page-header">Not using Bootstrap?</h2>
  <p>Font Awesome works just as well without Bootstrap.</p>
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    <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="../examples/">examples</a> to start using Font Awesome!</li>
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<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>
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    <li>Get Font Awesome working properly in a modern browser.</li>
    <li>Copy font-awesome-ie7.min.css into your project.</li>
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      In the <code>&lt;head&gt;</code> of your html, reference the location to your font-awesome-ie7.min.css.
<div class="highlight"><pre><code class="html"><span class="nt">&lt;link</span> <span class="na">rel=</span><span class="s">&quot;stylesheet&quot;</span> <span class="na">href=</span><span class="s">&quot;path/to/bootstrap/css/bootstrap.min.css&quot;</span><span class="nt">&gt;</span>
<span class="nt">&lt;link</span> <span class="na">rel=</span><span class="s">&quot;stylesheet&quot;</span> <span class="na">href=</span><span class="s">&quot;path/to/font-awesome/css/font-awesome.min.css&quot;</span><span class="nt">&gt;</span>
<span class="c">&lt;!--[if IE 7]&gt;</span>
<span class="c">  &lt;link rel=&quot;stylesheet&quot; href=&quot;path/to/font-awesome/css/font-awesome-ie7.min.css&quot;&gt;</span>
<span class="c">&lt;![endif]--&gt;</span>
</code></pre></div>
    </li>
    <li>Go complain to whoever decided your project needs IE7 support.</li>
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