Font Awesome Anchors tags not working


I’m using Bootstrap 4 to build my personal website. I’m CDN Bootstrap and FontAwesome in my head as follow…

    <meta charset="UTF-8">
    <!--Bootstrap CSS-->
    <link href="//" rel="stylesheet">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="" integrity="sha384-rwoIResjU2yc3z8GV/NPeZWAv56rSmLldC3R/AZzGRnGxQQKnKkoFVhFQhNUwEyJ" crossorigin="anonymous">
    <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="{{site.baseurl}}/css/main.css">
    <title>Gilberto Diaz</title>

The structure of the navbar is as follow…

<!--Navbar Image & Social Icons-->
<nav class="navbar navbar-toggleable-sm navbar-light bg-faded">
    <a class="navbar-brand" href="{{site.baseurl}}"><img class="img-fluid" src="{{site.baseurl}}/images/profile_img_bw.png"
                                          alt="Gilberto Diaz Profile Picture"></a>

    <div class="collapse navbar-collapse" id="navbarSupportedContent">
        <ul class="navbar-nav mr-auto">
            <li class="nav-item active">
                <a class="brand-text" href="{{site.baseurl}}">Gilberto Diaz <span class="sr-only">(current)</span></a>
          <a class="nav-link" href="mailto:{{}}?subject=feedback" title="Email me">
              <i class="fa fa-envelope"></i>

          <a class="nav-link" href="{{ site.twitter_username }}" title="Twitter">
              <i class="fa fa-twitter-square"></i>

          <a class="nav-link" href="{{ site.linkedin_username }}" title="LinkedIn"><i class="fa fa-linkedin-square"></i></a>
<!--End of Navbar Image & Social Icons-->

_config.yml is as follow…

twitter_username: diazgilberto
github_username: diazgilberto
google_plus_username: +GilbertDiazCasanas
linkedin_username: diazgilberto

Two things:

  • cursor should change with anchor tags in bootstrap
  • nothing happens when you click in the social icon


Hey, if you’re still stuck, kindly share the URL if you don’t mind.


Gilberto Diaz


Here is the solution to your puzzle (see the commented style & line in your main.css)… :tada:


Definitely I needed another pair of eyes. Thank you! :raised_hands:


You bet! :sunglasses:

Happy to help.