With a growing popularity of web fonts, many modern and sophisticated web projects resorted to the use of regular but truly light and effective icons that can be integrated only by means of a simple font. Moreover, you get an opportunity to create your own font that will include your own icons set that will satisfy all your future needs since you can easily modify them using CSS properties, like standard coloring.
In addition, they have a lot of advantages, for example they have cross-browser support like fonts, can be easily scaled without a lost of quality and much more.
The roundup below features more then 20 various helpful icon fonts that can be easily and freely used in any of your web projects. They are also perfect for employment in web applications.
3. 80 Shades of White Icons by Victor Erixon
4. Vector and webfont Social Media icons
8. Font Awesome
9. Fontello – icon fonts generator
12. Openweb Icons
13. Erler Dingbates
15. Heydings Icons
16. PW Small Icons
19. Ligature Symbols
21. Socialico Free font by Fontfabric
22. IcoMoon Freebie 1 by Keyamoon
23. Ico Weather by David Boyero
24. Drawn Icons Font