How to add a favicon in WordPress. This is how to!

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How to add a favicon in WordPress.
A favicon is the small icon seen in the browser tab. How to add a favicon in WordPress? It is easy, This is how to!

  1. Create a small square image 16 x 16px with a graphic program. The favicon image can be transparent or not but should be sharp since it is so small.
  2. If you don’t have a graphic program you can use an online service to create your WordPress favicon such as http://www.faviconer.com/ .
  3. Save your image as favicon.ico and upload it directly into your WordPress themes or childthemes main folder.
  4. Also uppload a copy of your favicon.ico directly into the root of your WordPress site. This will display your favicon to readers and subscribers. Example: www.yoursite.com/favicon.ico
  5. Place the code <link href="yourUrl.com/favicon.ico" rel="icon" type="image/x-icon" /> just before the closing </head> tag in your header.php file. You will find your header.php through the wordpress admin under appearance > editor. Make sure the path matches the url to your custom favicon. Save!

How to add a favicon in wordpress, this is how to!

 

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