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How to Add Favicon to Your WordPress Blog Website?

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Hello Friends,Today we going to learn how to personalize your WordPress blog website with the help of a favicon.

favicon its very useful and show your personalize your WordPress website very attractive as you know favicon showing it is displayed in browser tabs, RSS feeds, Site Catalogues, certain search engines such as Google, Yandex, Bing etc, thus indicating your website and making it more visible or relevent . Traditionally, it is a dimensions 16x16px .ICO extension file,

Let’s Start

In WordPress version 4.6 and older you have to create a favicon.ico file and place it in the root folder of your website via cPanel, FTP like filezilla, php designer or whatever tool you use to upload files to your web hosting account. The easiest and simplest way to create favicon of free online services – for example, this generator.

Choose an image on your computer, hit the ‘Generate favicon’ button, and download the result in .ICO format.

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Now you can create favicon successfully next step favicon upload to root folder

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Finally, go to Dashboard-> Appearance > Editor in your dashboard, select header.php, and make sure its <head>area contains these lines:

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If not, insert them yourself. Don’t forget to save the changes.

After you are done, the new icon will be displayed in your browser tab – that’s how you will know everything works as it should.

Although there are specific WordPress plugins for favicon management, we don’t recommend using them, as too many plugins installed may slow down your website. Besides, setting a favicon is such a simple process that it doesn’t really require any plugins.

 

That’s it Thank you for watching @thinknowledge

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