HTML code to add a Favicon

With one line of HTML code you can add a Favicon to your blog , it is so easy to add a favicon to your blog I just can’t understand why people don’t add it. It really helps out in the branding and stickability of your blog. More than the adding part I think what scares people most is the creating part, but there are many websites that help you to create a favicon for free , so it is really not an excuse to not add a favicon. How long do you thing it will take to upload a image to a website , click the next button a few times and add a one line of HTML code to your blog or website , well thats exactly how long it will take to add a favicon to your blog. Below is the line you need to add

<link href=’your url’ rel=’shortcut icon’ type=’image/x-icon‘/>

Replace the ‘your url‘ part with the actual location of the ico file.

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Adding a Favicon in blogspot blog

If you have a blogspot blog you have to find a way to upload and host your icon. Read How to add a favicon in blogspot blog to find out how to create a favicon for free , how to host them for free and where to add the HTML code in your blogspot blog.

Adding a Favicon in WordPress blog

WordPress users are a bit lucky because there are plugin that do all the work for you. Read how to add a favicon in WordPress to find out about the plugin and more about why you should use a favicon in your blog.

For any other blogging platform create the favicon using the instructions given in the first link and add given code in the header section of your blog. If you have any problems adding the favion to your blog or website feel free to contact me and I will help you out. Do you thing a favicon is a must have for a blog ? Feel free to share your thought in the comments section.

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  1. Rhys says

    Hi Nishadha!

    I totally agree that adding a favicon generates good. It goes to your identity, and helps to make your site stand out from the crowd.

    Good post!

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