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Font Icons Not Showing In Firefox

Posted on 2014-12-04
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Font icons not showing in FF. I have updated the .htaccess file using the file from https://github.com/h5bp/server-configs-apache which seems to contain all the needed code to "Allow cross-origin access to web fonts." Following various recommendations I have installed the .htaccess file in the root of www.pricelearman.com and www.pricelearman.com/clients/serenaconstruction. The font icons are being used in serenaconstruction/index.htm.  I have also tried putting the .htaccess file into the font folder next to the font icon files, as some have suggested. Nothing has worked. The font icon (red hamburger) displays in IE, Chrome and Safari, but not Firefox.
My copy of FF has "Allow pages to choose their own foots," checked. The linux server has mod_rewrite turned on.

I'm hoping one of the experts can point me in a different direction or work through a solution. The site in question can be seen at www.pricelearman.com/clients/serenaconstruction.
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by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
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I can't see the difference
FirefoxChormeWhere should I be looking?

Are you referring to this in firefoxto the right of
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by:Dave Baldwin
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Maybe Firefox doesn't like the fact that you are loading the fonts Twice.
<link href="./_css/ionicons.css" rel="stylesheet">
<link href="./_css/serena.css" rel="stylesheet">

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by:dlearman1
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To David
Yes the defaulted hamburger font is exactly the problem.

To Dave
Commenting out serena.css does not solve the problem.

Thank you both for your help and interest. The format of this forum has changed since I last used it. I don't see how to reply to each expert individually, so maybe I'm not replying in the correct way. Please let me know if I should be doing something different.

I'm thinking the problem is probably in the .htaccess file process.
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by:Dave Baldwin
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The Firefox Error Console says that the fonts are not downloading in 'serena.css' which why I suggested that.  It does Not show an error for 'ionicons.css'.  The URL for 'ionicons.css' has an underscore in front of '_fonts' and 'serena.css' does not.

In 'serena.css': url("../fonts/ionicons.woff?v=1.5.2") format("woff"),

In 'ionicons.css': url("../_fonts/ionicons/ionicons.woff?v=1.5.2")
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Dave Baldwin earned 500 total points
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If you commented out Only the fonts in 'serena.css', it might work.  The way CSS works is that new definition overwrites a previous one and your font definitions in 'serena.css' come after the ones in 'ionicons.css'.
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by:dlearman1
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Thanks Dave...You were right on. I didn't notice that I had loaded the fonts twice. Tunnel vision on the ,htaccess file or I would of realized that the fonts were embedded all along, and not even loaded from external domain. You saved me hours more of spinning Thanks so much.
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You're welcome, glad to help.
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