openwebicons-apml by Brian Suda

APML (Attention Profile Markup Language) allows users to share their own personal Attention Profile in much the same way that OPML allows the exchange of reading lists between News Readers.

 openwebicons-open-share by Shareaholic

The Open Share icon conveys the act of sharing by visually representing one hand passing an object to another hand, as in "pass it on" or "sharing". The icon also represents an "eye", as in "look at this".

 openwebicons-share by Shareicons.com

An icon to represent the generic action of sharing a web page. This could mean adding the page to a social bookmarking site or memetracker, e-mailing the page to someone, etc.

 openwebicons-feed by Feedicons.com

A web feed (or news feed) is a data format used for providing users with frequently updated content. Content distributors syndicate a web feed, thereby allowing users to subscribe to it.

 openwebicons-ostatus by OStatus.org

OStatus is an open standard for distributed status updates. Our goal is a specification that allows different messaging hubs to route status updates between users in near-real-time.

 openwebicons-opml by Opmlicons.com

OPML an XML-based format that allows exchange of outline-structured information between applications running on different operating systems and environments.

 openwebicons-activity by AS-Wiki

The Activity Streams specification defines a format for describing socially interesting events, or "Activities", about the people and things an individual may care about.

 openwebicons-geo by GeotagIcons.com

The Geotag Icon is intended as a web “standard” icon for identifying geotagged content to humans.

 openwebicons-opensearch by OpenSearch.org

OpenSearch is a collection of simple formats for the sharing of search results.


An open protocol to allow secure API authorization in a simple and standard method from desktop and web applications.

 openwebicons-openid by OpenID

OpenID is a safe, faster, and easier way to log in to web sites.

 openwebicons-rdf by W3C

RDF is a standard model for data interchange on the Web. RDF has features that facilitate data merging even if the underlying schemas differ, and it specifically supports the evolution of schemas over time without requiring all the data consumers to be changed.

 openwebicons-json-ld by JSON-LD

JSON-LD is a lightweight Linked Data format. It is based on the already successful JSON format and provides a way to help JSON data interoperate at Web-scale.

 openwebicons-semantic-web by W3C

In addition to the classic “Web of documents” W3C is helping to build a technology stack to support a “Web of data,” the sort of data you find in databases. The ultimate goal of the Web of data is to enable computers to do more useful work and to develop systems that can support trusted interactions over the network. The term "Semantic Web" refers to W3C’s vision of the Web of linked data.

 openwebicons-dataportability a TM of the DataPortability Organisation

Data portability is the ability for people to reuse their data across interoperable applications. The DataPortability Project works to advance this vision by identifying, contextualizing and promoting efforts in the space.

 openwebicons-federated by Status.net

To collaborate and build the future of the Internet together via the federated social web with OStatus and other open web technologies.

 openwebicons-open-web by the Open Web Foundation

The Open Web Foundation is an independent non-profit dedicated to the development and protection of open, non-proprietary specifications for web technologies.

 openwebicons-web-intents by Paul Lewis

Web Intents is a framework for client-side service discovery and inter-application communication. Web Intents puts the user in control of service integrations and makes the developer's life simple.

 openwebicons-xmpp by XMPP

The Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) is an open technology for real-time communication, which powers a wide range of applications including instant messaging, presence, multi-party chat, voice and video calls, collaboration, lightweight middleware, content syndication, and generalized routing of XML data.


The QR code was a kind of two dimensional symbology [...] The QR code is that carry meaningful information in the vertical direction as well as the horizontal, hence the two-dimensional term.

 openwebicons-epub by ePub

The EPUB® specification is a distribution and interchange format standard for digital publications and documents. EPUB defines a means of representing, packaging and encoding structured and semantically enhanced Web content — including HTML5, CSS, SVG, images, and other resources — for distribution in a single-file format.

 openwebicons-opengraph by Open Graph protocol

The Open Graph protocol enables any web page to become a rich object in a social graph. For instance, this is used on Facebook to allow any web page to have the same functionality as any other object on Facebook.

 openwebicons-foaf by FOAF

The Friend of a Friend (FOAF) project is creating a Web of machine-readable pages describing people, the links between them and the things they create and do; it is a contribution to the linked information system known as the Web.

 openwebicons-info-card by Mike Jones

Information Cards are the digital version of the cards you carry in your purse or wallet today. You use them with a new kind of digital wallet called a selector.

 openwebicons-browserid by Mozilla

BrowserID is an easy way to sign into websites. Instead of making up a hard-to-remember username and password for each site, BrowserID lets you use your email address and a single password to sign in to any site that supports it.

 openwebicons-persona by Mozilla

Persona allows you to sign in to sites using an email address you choose. So, instead of having to manage multiple usernames and passwords across your favorite sites and devices, you’ll have more time to do the important stuff. We’ll manage the details!

 openwebicons-remote-storage by Unhosted

Adding WebFinger, OAuth and Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) to an online storage makes it usable as per-user storage for web apps. The remoteStorage specification describes a common interface for such a per-user online data storage.

 openwebicons-odata by OData

The Open Data Protocol (OData) is a Web protocol for querying and updating data that provides a way to unlock your data and free it from silos that exist in applications today.

 openwebicons-markdown by Dustin Curtis

Use this mark to identify Markdown. It should be used to identify user input areas which support Markdown-compiled HTML output or to identify general Markdown support.

 openwebicons-tosdr by Terms of Service; Didn't Read

Terms of Service; Didn't read! "I have read and agree to the Terms" is the biggest lie on the web. We aim to fix that. We are a user rights initiative to rate and label website terms & privacy policies, from very good "Class A" to very bad "Class E".

 openwebicons-indieweb by IndieWebCamp

Rather than posting content on third-party silos of content, we should all own the content we're creating. Publish on your own domain, and syndicate out to silos. This is the basis of the "Indie Web" movement.

 openwebicons-indiewebcamp by IndieWebCamp

IndieWebCamp is a regular gathering of web creators building and sharing open web technologies to advance the state of the indie web, and empower users to own their own identities & content on the web.

 openwebicons-git by Git SCM

Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.

 openwebicons-webhooks by webhooks.org

A WebHook is an HTTP callback: an HTTP POST that occurs when something happens; a simple event-notification via HTTP POST.

 openwebicons-osi by OSI

The Open Source Initiative (OSI) is a non-profit corporation with global scope formed to educate about, and advocate, for the benefits of open source, and to build bridges among different constituencies in the open source community.

 openwebicons-webfinger by Eran Hammer

WebFinger is used to discover information about people or other entities on the Internet that are identified by a URI or IRI using standard Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) methods over a secure transport.

 openwebicons-bitcoin by bitcoin

Bitcoin is a digital currency, a protocol, and a software that enables Instant peer-to-peer transactions, worldwide payments, almost no processing fees, and much more.

 openwebicons-pubsubhubbub by PubSubHubbub

PubSubHubbub is a simple, open, server-to-server webhook-based pubsub (publish/subscribe) protocol for any web accessible resources.

 openwebicons-svg by W3C

SVG is a language for describing two-dimensional graphics in XML. SVG allows for three types of graphic objects: vector graphic shapes (e.g., paths consisting of straight lines and curves), images and text.

 openwebicons-tent by Tent.io

Tent is a communications protocol. It lets users store any kind of data and send that data to other users in real time. Just like other protocol-based services like email or the web, anyone can host their own server or write apps. Also like email, users can host their own Tent server or use a Tent hosting provider.

 openwebicons-copyleft by Wikipedia

Copyleft is a general method for making a program (or other work) free, and requiring all modified and extended versions of the program to be free as well.

 openwebicons-gnu by GNU

GNU is a Unix-like operating system that is free software—it respects your freedom. You can install versions of GNU (more precisely, GNU/Linux systems) which are entirely free software.

 openwebicons-webmention by Aaron Parecki

WebMention is a simple way to automatically notify any URL when you link to it on your site. From the receivers perpective, it's a way to request notification when other sites link to it. It’s a modern alternative to Pingback and other forms of Linkback.

 openwebicons-javascript by logo.js

Officially announced at JSConf EU 2011, but used for almost a year and half prior by the community, we are just going to offer this logo for use with JS projects. If you like it use it, if you don't that's cool too. Just don't complain unless you want to offer a different one, post your alternative to twitter with the tag #jslogo.

 openwebicons-wtfpl by WTFPL

WTFPL - The Do What The Fuck You Want To Public License (WTFPL) is a free software license.

 openwebicons-wordpress by WordPress.org

WordPress started in 2003 with a single bit of code to enhance the typography of everyday writing and with fewer users than you can count on your fingers and toes. Since then it has grown to be the largest self-hosted blogging tool in the world, used on millions of sites and seen by tens of millions of people every day.

 openwebicons-owncloud by ownCloud

ownCloud gives you universal access to your files through a web interface or WebDAV. It also provides a platform to easily view & sync your contacts, calendars and bookmarks across all your devices and enables basic editing right on the web.

 openwebicons-known by Known

Known is an open publishing and collaboration platform that allows anyone to share their stories using many types of media. Whether you are publishing as a group, or just as an individual, Known allows you to post to a site that you really own, while reaching your audience whever they might be.

 openwebicons-barcamp by BarCamp.org

BarCamp is an international network of user-generated conferences primarily focused around technology and the web. They are open, participatory workshop-events, the content of which is provided by participants.

 openwebicons-indiehosters by IndieHosters.net

IndieHosters is a new network of independent hosters who offer CMS Software as a Service.

 openwebicons-cccs by C3S

Cultural Commons Collecting Society SCE mit beschränkter Haftung (C3S SCE) – is a European co-operative. It is intended to be founded as a European non-profit collecting society managing musical works which are released under Creative Commons non-commercial (CC NC) and other free licences, including those under no licence at all.

 openwebicons-mozilla by mozilla

The Mozilla Corporation was established in August 2005 as a wholly owned taxable subsidiary that serves the non-profit, public benefit goals of its parent, the Mozilla Foundation, and the vast Mozilla community.

 openwebicons-unhosted by unhosted

Also known as "serverless", "client-side", or "static" web apps, unhosted web apps do not send your user data to their server. Either you connect your own server at runtime, or your data stays within the browser.

 openwebicons-indie by Ind.ie

Ind.ie is a tiny social enterprise working to protect human rights and democracy in the digital age. Our activities include raising awareness of the issues, advising policy makers and educators, and creating free and open independent alternatives to mainstream technologies.

 openwebicons-ghost by Ghost

Ghost is a simple, powerful publishing platform that allows you to share your stories with the world.

 openwebicons-diaspora by Diaspora

Use diaspora* as your home base to post to your profiles on other major social services. This way your friends will still be able to keep in touch with what you’re up to, even if they’re not yet on diaspora*.

 openwebicons-webplattform by WebPlattform

Web Platform is a community-driven site that aims to become a comprehensive and authoritative source for web developer documentation.

 openwebicons-opensourcedesign by Open Source Design

We are a community of designers and developers pushing more open design processes and improving the user experience and interface design of open source software.

 openwebicons-opendesign by OpenDesign

We think the best way to improve the design industry is to work in the open.

 openwebicons-gnusocial by GNU Social

GNU social is a continuation of the StatusNet project. It is social communication software for both public and private communications. It is widely supported and has a large userbase.

 openwebicons-mastodon by Mastodon

With thousands of interconnected communities to choose from, and the tools to make your own, Mastodon is the world’s largest free, open-source, decentralized microblogging network.

 openwebicons-mastodon-simple by Mastodon


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HTML5 Icons

The Web-Font is based on the original SVGs from the HTML5 Logo Site by the W3C.

Icon class-name About
openwebicons-html5 HTML5 contains powerful capabilities for Web-based applications with more powerful interaction, video support, graphics, more styling effects, and a full set of APIs. HTML5 adapts to any device, whether desktop, mobile, tablet, or television. HTML5 is an open platform developed under royalty free licensing terms.
openwebicons-css3 CSS Level 3 builds on CSS Level 2 module by module, using the CSS2.1 specification as its core. Each module adds functionality and/or replaces part of the CSS2.1 specification. The CSS Working Group intends that the new CSS modules will not contradict the CSS2.1 specification: only that they will add functionality and refine definitions.
openwebicons-connectivity More efficient connectivity means more real-time chats, faster games, and better communication. Web Sockets and Server-Sent Events are pushing (pun intended) data between client and server more efficiently than ever before. This icon can also be used for Web Intents or XAuth.
openwebicons-semantics Giving meaning to structure, semantics are front and center with HTML5. A richer set of tags, along with RDFa, microdata, and microformats, are enabling a more useful, data driven web for both programs and your users.
openwebicons-device-access Beginning with the Geolocation API, Web Applications can present rich, device-aware features and experiences. Incredible device access innovations are being developed and implemented, from audio/video input access to microphones and cameras, to local data such as contacts & events, and even tilt orientation.
openwebicons-offline-storage Web Apps can start faster and work even if there is no internet connection, thanks to the HTML5 App Cache, as well as the Local Storage, Indexed DB, and the File API specifications.
openwebicons-multimedia Audio and video are first class citizens in the HTML5 web, living in harmony with your apps and sites. Lights, camera, action!
openwebicons-3deffects Between SVG, Canvas, WebGL, and CSS3 3D features, you're sure to amaze your users with stunning visuals natively rendered in the browser.
openwebicons-perfintegration Make your Web Apps and dynamic web content faster with a variety of techniques and technologies such as Web Workers and XMLHttpRequest 2. No user should ever wait on your watch.

This work is attributed to the W3C. Suggested markup: <span>HTML5 Logo by <a href="http://www.w3.org/"><abbr title="World Wide Web Consortium">W3C</abbr></a></span>.

Creative Commons Icons

The Web-Font is made using the original SVGs from the Creative Commons Project. If you need a Font for one of your Text/Word-Dokuments, there is also an official TrueType-Font: http://creativecommons.org/about/downloads

Icon class-name About
openwebicons-cc Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free legal tools.
openwebicons-cc-by Attribution — You must attribute the work in the manner specified by the author or licensor (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work).
openwebicons-cc-nc Noncommercial — You may not use this work for commercial purposes.
openwebicons-cc-sa Share Alike — If you alter, transform, or build upon this work, you may distribute the resulting work only under the same or similar license to this one.
openwebicons-cc-nd No Derivative Works — You may not alter, transform, or build upon this work.
openwebicons-cc-public Public Domain — Where the work or any of its elements is in the public domain under applicable law, that status is in no way affected by the license.
openwebicons-cc-zero CC0 enables scientists, educators, artists and other creators and owners of copyright- or database-protected content to waive those interests in their works and thereby place them as completely as possible in the public domain, so that others may freely build upon, enhance and reuse the works for any purposes without restriction under copyright or database law.
openwebicons-cc-share to Share — to copy, distribute and transmit the work
openwebicons-cc-remix to Remix — to adapt the work

From the Creative Commons Policy:

Creative Commons License Buttons: The Creative Commons buttons that describe a key term of our license, such as BY, NC, ND, SA, Sampling, Sampling Plus and Noncommercial Sampling Plus may only be used in the context of pointing to a Creative Commons license on the Creative Commons server that includes that license term or to otherwise describe the Creative Commons license, that includes that license term and that applies to a particular work.

Microformats Icons

The microformats-icons are based on the work of Wolfgang Bartelme and Chris Messina. You can find the .png files on the microformats-wiki.

Icon class-name About
openwebicons-microformats microformats are extensions to HTML for marking up people, events, blog posts, reviews, recipes etc.
openwebicons-hcard-download hCard is a simple, open format for publishing people, companies, organizations on the web, using a 1:1 representation of vCard (RFC2426) properties and values in HTML. hCard is one of several open microformat standards suitable for embedding data in HTML/HTML5, and Atom/RSS/XHTML or other XML.
openwebicons-hresume The hResume format is based on a set of fields common to numerous resumes published today on the web. Where possible field names have been chosen and reused from preexisting microformats.
openwebicons-hatom hAtom is a microformat for identifying semantic information in weblog posts and practically any other place Atom may be used, such as news articles.

SIL Open Font License - Icons

The SIL Open Font License (OFL) is a free, libre and open source license specifically designed for fonts and related software based on our experience in font design and linguistic software engineering.

The Web-Font is made using the SVGs from the Open Font Community.

Icon class-name About
openwebicons-ofl-attribution The requirement is for proper attribution of the author(s): name(s) and notice(s) must be preserved and abuse of the name(s) and reputation of the author(s) is forbidden.
openwebicons-ofl-share The requirement is for derivative works to remain under the same license to encourage fair collaboration and prevent anyone from locking away contributions.
openwebicons-ofl-embedding The permission is for fonts to be embedded in any kind of document. This does not affect the licensing status of the document but makes it easier for documents to be used in different environments.
openwebicons-ofl-renaming The requirement is for derivative fonts to be renamed to allow branching while retaining artistic integrity.
openwebicons-ofl-selling The requirement is for fonts to be bundled with software when they are sold. Fonts cannot be sold on their own. Redistribution without selling is not restricted.

The spirit and working model of the OFL can be expressed in human-readable Creative Commons-like terminology using the following permits / requires elements and visual representations:

Please note that this terminology and visual representation is simply an expression of the working model of the license and has no legal value in itself. It is designed to help you understand and use the Open Font License in a similar way to the OFL FAQ. It is always intended to link back to the full license text of the OFL. Please note that although the terminology and visual representation of the OFL is based on work by Creative Commons, the OFL is not officially affiliated with Creative Commons.

Source: SIL Open Font License (OFL).