Favicon is a short name for ‘favorite icon’. These are small icons that can be associated with a particular website or a webpage. It is shown next to URL in the address bar of a browser. These are very small icon with sizes like 16×16, 32×32, 48×48, 64×64, 128×128.
So now you know the meaning of Favicon and get ahead with the process to make one for your website or blog. It is very easy to make using online tool GenFavicon. Whole process involve 3 simple steps:
- Select the Image by uploading or entering URL of image.
- Cut and resize image as per requirement and preview it.
- Finally save the icon on your system for further use.
You can save the icon in ico or jpg format. After you save the icon, upload it to the root folder of your domain. Then look for favicon.ico in the template and edit the file name there. Otherwise use code: <link rel=”shortcut icon” href=”/favicon.ico” mce_href=”/favicon.ico” />
GenFavicon: Click here to access website to make Favicons
Favicon is optional and not a must have. Hey but you can surely try out making some cool icons and probably will be tempted to put one favicon on your blog/site, what say?