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Last Updated: February 25, 2016
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· mbillard

Make Font Awesome from twitter-bootstrap-rails work with Rails 4

Taken from this comment by ewollesen:

Just to be super clear, if using Rails 4:

$ cd RAILS_ROOT
$ mkdir -p vendor/assets/fonts
$ cp `bundle show twitter-bootstrap-rails`/vendor/assets/fonts/fontawesome-webfont.* \
vendor/assets/fonts

Then in config/application.rb, add:

config.assets.precompile += ["fontawesome-webfont.ttf",
                         "fontawesome-webfont.eot",
                         "fontawesome-webfont.svg",
                         "fontawesome-webfont.woff"]

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my fonts reside in app/assets/font
and my config/application is as
config.assets.paths += ["#{config.root}/app/assets/font", "#{config.root}/app/assets/images/", "#{config.root}/vendor/assets/images"]
config.assets.precompile += %w(*.png *.jpg *.jpeg *.gif *.eot *.svg *.ttf *.otf *.woff vendor/assets/stylesheets/
/* app/assets/font/*)
fonts load perfectly in dev env but when assets are precompiled and production env is run, they dont work

over 1 year ago ·
18356

My solution was to move all vendors fonts to public/fonts folder. So there is no need to precompile fonts.

over 1 year ago ·