How do I add a favicon in WordPress?

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The small symbol with a big effect

A favicon is the small but important icon that appears in the browser tab next to the page title. It gives your WordPress website a professional appearance and improves recognizability. In this blog post, we show you how easy it is to create a Favicon to your WordPress website.

1. select the right image

First of all, you need a Image for your Favicon. Ideally, it should be square and at least 512 x 512 pixels be large to ensure good quality. You can use a Logo or a simplified Icon that your Brand represents.

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2. customize the favicon image

Sometimes the image needs to be converted to the correct format. You can use online tools or graphic editing software such as Photoshop or GIMP to make sure that your image looks best in the .ico-format, which is supported by most browsers, but .png format is also possible.

3. upload the favicon

  • Go to your "WordPress dashboard"
  • Click on "Design" > "Customizer" > "Website information" > "Select website icon" > "Select image" > "Publish"
  • Depending on the theme you will find the option for the favicon in different sections, often under
    Website information (identity) or Site Identity.

    There you will see the possibility to Upload favicon image.
    Select the prepared image and save the changes.

4. clear cache and check

After uploading your favicon, clear your website's cache so that the changes take effect immediately. You can then open your website in a new browser window and check if your favicon is displayed correctly in the tab.

Conclusion:

That's it! Adding a favicon may seem like a small task, but it can have a big impact on the perception of your website. A professionally designed favicon gives your website a polished look and boosts your brand's credibility.

With these simple steps, you can easily add a customized favicon and give your WordPress website the finishing touch.

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