With wordpress 4+, is it possible to create our own genericons and add them to the existing list that is bundled with WordPress? I know exactly what I want, which I can design in illustrator, but the default icons with the CMS don't come close to it. If so, is there a tutorial online?

I'd rather go this route than adding on an addition large font system along with genericons.


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You need something like Fontastic or Grunticon to create your custom fonts/icons.

Then just add your fonts to your html with wp_enqueue_style() or add the head elements directly.

There is a section on the Genericons GitHub that describes Building your own Genericons using FontCustom or Fontello.


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