I have just released Essential version 220.127.116.11 for Moodle 2.8: https://moodle.org/plugins/pluginversion.php?id=8347 - it incorporates the following adjustments:
- FIX: Social icons when collapsed. - FIX: Default user pix as svg in IE. - FIX: Print adjustments. - FIX: Issue #466: Forum overflow. - FIX: Issue #471: Descriptions on profile page truncated. - FIX: Issue #475: Popup layout does not get all settings for fonts.php. - FIX: Issue #476: Essential hidden category headings. - NEW: Updated to FontAwesome 4.3.0 with WOFF2 font support. Requires 2.8.5+ (Build: 20150313) - https://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=307270 - NEW: Dynamic WOFF2 support based upon Moodle version - see: MDL-49074.