The last version of Internet Explorer, version 11, was released on October 17, 2013. This is a very long time ago when taking into account the rapid development of web technologies. These days it is often difficult and time consuming to get modern technologies to work well in this old browser. More and more frameworks are dropping support, and even Microsoft themselves has announced that they will fully drop support for IE in their own services in 2021.
Consequently, we have decided to not include support for IE in the Design Library website.
Luckily, there are modern options in active development. Please use Firefox, Edge or Chrome instead.
We use Font Awesome 5 for generic system icons up to 32 px.
The full list of icons available in FontAwesome:
Feel free to browse and choose the icons that work for you. To make the icon work in smaller sizes, use the "regular" version and avoid icons that are framed in circle or square.
Everything you need to implement icons you can find on our page in Github. But in short:
Apps and web pages don’t need licenses; it’s only the people in the project who are actively working with the icons, either in prototypes or implementing them in code who need to occupy a seat (not all members in a team need a seat either).
This is up to you! There are many, many Font Awsome icons, and here we have selected a few that we like:
See Icons and actions for guidelines of placing and icon next to a label or action.