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Does Leanpub support using Font Awesome icons for blurbs?
Does Leanpub support using Font Awesome icons for blurbs?

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Does Leanpub support using Font Awesome icons for blurbs?

Yes, You Can Add Font Awesome Icons to Blurbs in Leanpub Books!

Yes! Leanpub supports using (most!) Font Awesome icons in books written in Markua.

Specifically, you can use Font Awesome icons to decorate blurbs. (A "blurb" is a section of text that is indented and set apart from the main book content.)

The Leanpub Font Awesome Icon

In fact, we actually have our own Font Awesome icon! You can see it here:

How to Add a Font Awesome Icon to a Leanpub Book

You can add these icons to a blurb, like this:

{icon: leanpub}
B> The Leanpub motto is: Publish Early, Publish Often!
B> We encourage authors to publish for the first time when they've completed just two or three chapters of their book. Then, you publish a new version of the book every time you finish a new chapter.
B> The "Lean Publishing" approach is great for motivation, and it also means you're building an audience for your book while you're writing it!
B> You can read more about our philosophy here: [](

Here's what this would look like in the PDF:

We Don't Support Pro Icons, Sorry!

Font Awesome has a "Pro" tier of icons that we currently don't support, sorry about that. Here's an example:

OK, that's it!

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