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 stick-ability of your blog. And if you want to make money online sticking in peoples memory is critical. 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.
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. Most modern CMS like WordPress and Blogger have easy ways to add your favicon. If your CMS doesn’t have built in support you can use the following code.
How long do you think it will take to upload an image to a website, click the next button a few times and add one line of HTML code to your blog or website, well that’s 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 icon file.
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Adding a favicon in Blogger blog
If you have a Blogger blog you have to find a way to upload and host your icon. Read How to do it in Blogger blog to find out how to create a favicon for free, how to host them for free and where to add the HTML code to your Blogger 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 do it 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 favicon to your blog or website feel free to contact me and I will help you out. Do you think a favicon is a must have for a blog? Feel free to share your thought in the comments section.