(Last Updated On: April 11, 2013)

What if you don’t have Favicon in your WordPress blog? Let me tell you what Favicon is and what it does?

Favicon only value your website by featuring a little image of 32×32 pixels on the top left corner in the browser’s tab. No, your blog will not be affected if you don’t have a Favicon in there… Like this:

Favicon in WordPress

However, Favicon is the best way to brand your WordPress blog. In this article I’m going to show you how to add Favicon in WordPress blog.

How to Add Favicon in WordPress Blog?

Okay, out there are 2 ways to add Favicon in WordPress. Once you can add manually in the header.php and other you can directly use a simple WordPress plugin called All in one Favicon.

1. Adding Favicon in WordPress Manually

If you are using any WordPress theme you can add the following line of code in your header.php file before </head>. Don’t forget to change the URL or your blog icon file. If you have a large image and wanted to convert it into the of favicon, here is what you can? Click here.

<link href="https://softstribe.com/favicon.ico" type="image/x-icon" >

For Genesis framework users

Goto Genesis Tab > Scroll to bottom of the page and add the above code in wp_head section and click the button Save Settings.

2. Add Favicon using All in one Favicon in WordPress

All In One Favicon is a simple WordPress plugin which adds Favicons in your WordPress blogs. It supports all three Favicon types (ico,png,gif).

Download and Usage

Go to plugin’s settings page and upload your Favicon(s) or just specify the path/URL to already existing Favicon(s).

That’s it.