What is a favicon?
A favicon is an icon associated to a website (or a particular section of a website) - also called as the website icon. There are a few options available to implement a favicon in your webpage, but the most traditional one is by placing a favicon.ico file.
- favicon establishes your brand
- it helps users identify your site from browser tabs
- also, helps visually identifying your site from bookmarks
Generate favicon.ico files online
favicon.cc is a great tool (favicon generator) for creating customized favicons quickly.
Some cool features by favicon.cc:
draw your favicon in MS Paint like interface (colour picker available)
upload images directly (for converting image files into .ico file)
animations (animate your favicon)
share your icon with others
Just add this code in the HEAD tag of your webpage: