What is Favicon?

A favicon (short for favorites icon), also known as a shortcut icon, Web site icon, URL icon, or bookmark icon, is a file containing one or more small icons, most commonly 16×16 pixels, associated with a particular Web site or Web page

Blogger Recently Added the Favicon Widget / Gadget / Plug-in into Blogger Blog’s Design, so that now user don’t need to worry about adding any extra HTML codes into their blog template. Since now it can be done directly from the page elements section.

How to Add Favicon in Blogger (BlogSpot)?

Login to Blogger. Now from Blogger Dashboard  > Go to Design > Page Elements. There you will see the Favicon Gadget or Widget At the Top.

Blogger Adds Favicon Widget In Page elements

Now Edit that Favicon Widget / Gadget.

Configure Favicon - Upload your Custom Favicon Widget

Upload your Custom favicon and that should be having .ico file extension and the best size of a favicon is 16x16 pixels.

That's it. I hope you liked this tutorial…


Blogger in Draft: Customize Your Favicon

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5 comments

  1. Akhilesh // June 8, 2011 at 1:43 PM  

    That's great. Just noticed it. But it is sad that it accepts .ico files only.

  2. SEO Company // August 24, 2011 at 1:05 PM  

    I appreciate the knowledge in this post because it was exactly what i was looking for. I used Google Sites to upload all of my images since they allow all different types of file formats. These are the links used for my custom favicon using Google Sites, Blogger, & Godaddy Custom Domain Name.

  3. open file extension // September 2, 2011 at 8:05 AM  

    this is very timely post...i was looking on how to have favicon on my blog and was glad to have read your blog. thanks, it was great help for me!

  4. Helene Dsouza // September 8, 2011 at 7:14 PM  

    oh great was looking for a easy way to add a favicon. =D

  5. Cost Effective SEO // October 6, 2011 at 3:58 PM  

    well I wanna try this favicon in my own b log.. hope it would work fine with that.. thanks again .... :)

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