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How to add a favicon to a website
What is favicon?
What is favicon for?
How to create a favicon?
All the sites below are user-friendly. We gathered several services that allow you to create a unique icon for free.
You may use professional design services to create the favicon or do it yourself using Photoshop or any other editor but these tools are not always cheap and simple.
How to add a favicon to a site?
Type the favicon display in the page code:
- Add a favicon.ico file to the root folder — a site catalog;
- Type the following in the pages' code:
<link href="http://your-website.com./favicon.ico" type="image/x-icon"> <link rel="shortcut icon" href="http://your-website.com/favicon.ico" type="image/x-icon">
<link rel="shortcut icon" href="http://www.yoursite.com/favicon.ico?v=2" />
Creating and adding the favicon will take you less than 10 minutes. There are a lot of free online services with different functions and a great choice of samples.
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