For example, you can use it in Moodle to display a symbol.
Step 1. Go to edit mode and find the text region you want to edit.
Step 2. Click on the first button on the toolbar (to show more buttons)
Step 3. Click on the HTML edit mode button <>
Step 4. Go to FontAwesome icons and click on the one you want to use
If your icon is purely for decorative purposes, use this code:
If it has a semantic meaning, use this code:
To improve web accessibility, FontAwesome recommend using aria-hidden="true" to hide icons used purely for decoration.
Step 5. Paste the HTML into the Moodle text box
Step 6. Turn off HTML editing (click on the HTML edit mode button <> again)
Now you have a tree in your text box!
Need to make it bigger?
Now you have an even bigger tree in your text box.
With thanks to Harry Kalantzis for pointing out that you can use FontAwesome in Moodle.