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Icons add visual value to apps and actions. They help users instantly recognize user interface elements. Icons also add familiarity when used consistently across Magnolia.
In Magnolia 6.0+, you can not use icons for apps in app launcher anymore. Instead, an app icon must be a file in the SVG image format.
See the How to add SVG icons for apps page for more details.
In Magnolia 6.x, the icons used come in two forms:
The font-based icons are a vector format rather than a bitmap, which means you can style the icons with CSS and display them in various sizes without repeating the asset itself.
The image-based icons are used:
If you are developing a custom content app, you can also provide and use custom SVG icons in it. See the How to add SVG icons for apps page for more details.
Icons are displayed in the following sizes in the user interface.
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* Depending on the viewport size.
To see the SVG image-based icons, please follow this hyperlink: https://dev.magnolia-cms.com/svg-app-icons-gallery/.