How to use dashicons

You insert dashicons anywhere on the page but you first need to import them.

Add the following PHP code to your functions.php or inside a functionality like Code Snippets:

add_action( 'wp_enqueue_scripts', 'load_dashicons_front_end' );
function load_dashicons_front_end() {
	wp_enqueue_style( 'dashicons' );

Now, you can visit the dashicons website, copy the HTML code and paste it anywhere you want. As an example, you could paste the code inside the Navigation Label of a menu item on the admin.

Dashicon on menu item
Dashicon on menu item

You might need to add additional CSS to line up the icon with the rest of the content.

.menu .dashicons-phone {
	margin-top: 18px;
	margin-right: 8px;