In our earlier articles, we showed a way for users to configure .co.cc domain with blogspot/blogger. In this article, we will share with you a way by which you can add favicon for Blogger/Blogspot. Adding a favicon to blogger is an easy task. Would you like to add a favicon to your Blogger/Blogspot blog?
For those who don’t know what Favicon is ‘Favicon’ (also known as a Bookmark Icon, Website Icon, Shortcut Icon, Favourite Icon, Pageicon or urlicon.) is a small icon (image) displayed at the beginning of the address bar of the browser. Most of the people use 16*16 pixel favicon (you can also use 32*32 pixel favicon) with “.ico” format. But,you can also use .gif, .png (image formats) as well. The main advantage of creating and using favicon is, it makes it easy to find your blog or site when someone adds to favourite or bookmarks your site/blog among several other sites. For Blogger sites, this icon will also help you stand out uniquely when your blog is added to other sites ‘blogrolls or users’ “Favorites”. Additionally, it adds an element of professionalism and branding to your Blogger/Blogspot blog.
Now, go to your Blogger Dashboard -> Design -> Edit html (Look at the below screen-shots)
and look for this code (it is at the top the template)
and add the code given below just after the above code as shown in the screenshot below
<link href='ICON FILE URL' rel='shortcut icon'/> <link href='ICON FILE URL' rel='icon'/>
and replace the ‘ICON FILE URL’ with the url of your icon file. (like https://www.techlila.com/favicon.ico
Then click on SAVE TEMPLATE. That’s it! Now you can see a beautiful favicon in your blog.
CREATE A FAVICON: There are a number of free online tools to help you generate a favicon OR Visit www.iconj.com for free 18000+ animated favicons, online icon generator, favicon hosting and more.
Feel free to add the comments…..and doubts (if any?)