How to add a favicon in weebly is a really common question for weebly users and webfire themes customers so we thought we should write a weebly article on how to add a favicon in weebly.
What is a Favicon? A Favicon is a great way to personalize your website to make it that little bit more unique to you. It is the little icon that shows up next to your website title in the browser.
By default it looks like this:
You can replace the Weebly icon with any icon of your choice!
These instructions will show you how to add a favicon in Weebly.
Please Note: you must have either the “starter” or “pro” subscription on your site to edit the favicon.
Step 1 – Create your Favicon
Most image programs today allow you to create a favicon, in this example we’re using Gimp to create our favicon. Your favicon should be 32 x 32 px. A lot of people use their company logo.
If you don’t have any image manipulation software, the best bet is to use the default one installed on your computer to create a 32 x 32 px image (png or jpg) of your icon. you can then use a website service such as http://www.favicon.co.uk/ to convert it into the correct format (.ico)
Here is the icon we’ve created:
Step 2 – Upload the favicon into weebly
From the Weebly dashboard go to settings:
Scroll down to the “favicon” section and click the “upload” button and select your icon file.
Step 3 – Publish your website
Now you should see your icon when you view your website: