How to Add Favicon To Your WordPress Blog

how to add faviconA favicon (short for favorites icon) is the icon or little logo you see next to your browser address bar and in your browser bookmarks. Favicon also known as a shortcut icon, website icon, URL icon, or bookmark icon.

We can say favicon is a way to to personalize your site’s bookmark in your visitors Favorites menu. It helps you brand your blog/website and also help people to locate your site more easily in their bookmarks. The process is actually quite simple.

How to Add Favicon to Your Blog

1. Create a square image and upload it to to generate a favicon.

2. Download it and upload the .ico file it using an FTP client to /wp-content/themes/yourthemefilename.

3. Go to the WordPress admin area and then go to Appearance >> Editor.

4. Click on “header.php” to edit it.

5. Add the following code  just before </head>:

<link rel=”shortcut icon” href=”wp-content/themes/yourthemefilename/favicon.ico” type=”image/ico” />

(Replace ‘yourthemefilename’ with your theme file name )

6. That’s all. Now you can see your favicon in browser address.

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