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Is it possible to retrieve the icon of a field set in the admin? Eg. setting a "phone" icon to a "Phone" field in the admin, and then use this icon (name) in the templates?

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This should do the trick!

$f = $fields->get("body");
echo '<i class="fa '.$f->icon.'"></i>';

PS make sure you load this on the page:

<link rel="stylesheet" href="/wire/templates-admin/styles/font-awesome/css/font-awesome.min.css" type="text/css">
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Thanks, it really did! Could have thought about the $fields variable myself :)

This is a great way to add icons using the admin, without any additional stuff.

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Another way is

{$page->fields->yourField->icon}
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Or you can go even shorter with: 

$fields->yourField->icon
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Indeed, thanks!

I usually don't want to go shorter but this is an exception :)

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