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4 great free icon sets, by Mark James


The icons are attached to the FamFamFamFlagIcons FamFamFamMiniIcons FamFamFamMintIcons FamFamFamSilkIcons FamFamFamSilkCompanion1Icons topics - be CAREFUL those topics can cause your browser to run very slowly for a bit.

At this point, the only way to access these Icons is using the url - see below.

This Contrib is part of the foswiki 1.1 release

Topic action icons.

To replace the Edit, Attach topic action buttons with icons, pre-pend your SKIN setting with famfamfam.


   * Set SKIN=famfamfam,pattern

Examples (if installed)

  • au.png (<img src="%PUBURLPATH%/System/FamFamFamFlagIcons/au.png" />)
  • bug_link.png (<img src="%PUBURLPATH%/System/FamFamFamSilkIcons/bug_link.png" />)
  • arrow_up.png (<img src="%PUBURLPATH%/System/FamFamFamSilkIcons/arrow_up.png" />)
  • arrow_up.gif (<img src="%PUBURLPATH%/System/FamFamFamMiniIcons/arrow_up.gif" />)
  • (<img src="%PUBURLPATH%/System/FamFamFamMintIcons/sound_grey.png" />)

Flags preview FamFamFamFlagIcons


Mini preview FamFamFamMiniIcons


Mint preview FamFamFamMintIcons


Silk preview FamFamFamSilkIcons


Silk preview FamFamFamSilkCompanion1Icons


Silk preview FamFamFamSilkCompanion2Icons


Foswiki Extra Icons FamFamFamFoswikiExtras

So far built by Foswiki:Main.SvenDowideit based on the Silk ones above, except for

  1. the XML icon - which comes from
  2. the targets which are based on -
  3. the Universal edit icons are based on the current (dec 2009) svg
  4. hand made done, closed, todo, updated icons - yes, ok, so i'm not an artist.
  5. external sites icons like skype are made using their favicons

Installation Instructions

You do not need to install anything in the browser to use this extension. The following instructions are for the administrator who installs the extension on the server.

Open configure, and open the "Extensions" section. Use "Find More Extensions" to get a list of available extensions. Select "Install".

If you have any problems, or if the extension isn't available in configure, then you can still install manually from the command-line. See for more help.

Contrib Info

Icons Creator: original Icons by Mark James
Contrib Author(s): Foswiki packaging by Sven Dowideit - a WikiRing founding partner
Copyright: © Mark James and Damien Guard and Chris Cagle and Sven Dowideit
License: Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 License
Contrib Version: 7289 (2010-04-29)
Change History:  
Apr 2010: finish finding matching icons for all the legacy icon names - readying for 1.1 release
Mar 2010: include into foswiki 1.1 core and make it the default ICONTOPIC
Jan 2010: fix DocumentGraphics to be gif's because the foswiki 1.0 core is hardcoded to use gif
Dec 2009: add DocumentGraphics topic to allow replacement of ICONTOPIC, and add Silk Companion 2 icons by Chris Cagle
2 Aug 2009: add a view template to allow us to use famfamfam icons for the top toolbar
21 Jan 2009: added Silk Companion 1 icons by Damien Guard
26 Nov 2008: compatibility Foswiki
Dependencies: None
Contrib Home:

Related Topics: Contribs, DeveloperDocumentationCategory, AdminDocumentationCategory, DefaultPreferences, SitePreferences

Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
pngpng SilkCompanion1Thumb.png manage 0.1 K 19 Mar 2008 - 00:26 ProjectContributor Silk icons Companion 1 preview
jpgjpg flags-preview.jpg manage 13.5 K 19 Mar 2008 - 00:26 ProjectContributor Flags icons preview
jpgjpg mini-preview.jpg manage 13.5 K 19 Mar 2008 - 00:26 ProjectContributor Mini icons preview
jpgjpg mint-preview.jpg manage 13.5 K 19 Mar 2008 - 00:26 ProjectContributor Mint icons preview
pngpng silk-companion-II.png manage 0.1 K 19 Mar 2008 - 00:26 ProjectContributor Silk icons Companion 1 preview
jpgjpg silk-preview.jpg manage 13.5 K 19 Mar 2008 - 00:26 ProjectContributor Silk icons preview
Topic revision: r2 - 09 Jul 2010 - 09:27:27 - AdminUser
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