June 11, 2011

Easily Customize Your Favorites Icon in Blogger




Do you know what is the Favicon or Favorites Icon? Most probably you may have heard of it. Or may be you have seen it but don't know what it is exactly. Favorites icon is a simple icon represents a blog or website and you can see it on your browser tab, address bar or when you bookmark a website on your web browser. It's also known as shortcut icon or website icon too. Would you like to add your own custom favorite icon for your blog too? 


Earlier we have discussed about implementing custom Favorites icon on blogs and websites. There you had to edit your template to if you wanna add favorites icon. But now Blogger has a page element for their layout with the capability of adding custom FavIcon. So if you are looking forward to add custom favorites icon to your blog, now you can add it in few simple steps. Let's find out how to add custom Favorites icon for your Blogger blog easily.

Steps:

1. Go to Blogger Dashboard.

2. Click on your Blog Title.

3. Navigate to Layout tab.


4. Find Favicon element and click Edit link related to the element.


5. On next pop up window click on Choose File button and select an Icon (.ico) file which you prefer to see as your favorites icon.

Note: You don't need to care about dimensions of your uploading icon file, because Blogger will resize it automatically. But still you can only upload maximum of 10 KB icon file only. Also you will find that after adding favorites icon, it may not visible on some internet browsers or mobile browsers. If you are aware of stated circumstances, you can try an alternative solution. Read Add a Favorites Icon to Your Website.


6. Now Save the element.

7. Save your layout and preview your blog.

Note: It may doesn't display your favorites icon, right after implementation of code. Try refreshing of your website/blog or Clearing cache of your Web Browser.


Enjoy :-)




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