Dash icons not loading properly

Hi there

My dashicons seemed to be working but have now stopped and are just showing up as an empty square. I use them for the response messages in the contact section of my website. Here is a link to a picture of what I’m talking about.


Hi Emma,

I don’t know how you have added styling to CF7, probably with some plugin or custom css, but dashicons stylesheet is not present, and that is why they are not showing. Include dashicons by adding code to functions.php file like explained here http://jespervanengelen.com/snippets/use-wordpress-dashicons-frontend/

All the Best!

Thanks. Personally do you think it’s worth it? I’ve heard not to mess with the php files.

Hi again Emma,

That is proper way of adding dashicons for front end use. If you don’t like that approach and messing with php then you can try to search for some plugin which will achieve the same. You can try with this plugin for example https://wordpress.org/plugins/frontend-dashicons/ - I didn’t tested it so I can’t tell you if it is going to work so try for yourself.