iconfinder_logo Icons are essential for bloggers as well as Designers for enhancing their blog or website. So many times we search for free icons of social networking sites like Twitter, Delicious, Stumbleupon, Digg or YouTube Icons, Windows Folder, Office Icons etc or essentially RSS icon for feeds. IconFinder is a search engine for Icons where you need to put the keyword (say, YouTube, Twitter, Office or any other) in the search box and the result will appear with the list of beautiful Icons for the same.

From there you can download those icons in .PNG and .ICO format and use them according to the license of that icon. License and Designer of that particular icon can be visible by clicking on the “Info” button provided on each icon. The result of the search for the term “YouTube” will look like as below,

iconfinder  Below attached video will show you the advantages and demo of this Icon Search Engine,



You can embed this video in your blog or website by copying the below mentioned code,

<object width="425" height="344"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/0qDsgRt6RGQ&hl=en&fs=1">
</param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param>
<embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/0qDsgRt6RGQ&hl=en&fs=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always"
allowfullscreen="true" width="425" height="344"></embed></object>


The license for icons are for personal use and commercial use, so you will have to check whether that icon is free for commercial use and then only use the same for commercial usage otherwise that will be treated as violation. Anyway, go ahead and use Icon Finder for getting free icons for your blog.

By Sanjeev Mishra

Sanjeev Mishra is a professional blogger and an Internet Marketing Consultant based in India. He has built the Internet Techies to provide you updates in technology and web application area.

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