You know that little icon at the top of your browser? The one that tells you what website you’re on? In web design speak, we call it a “favicon” or “fave-icon.” A favicon is a 16×16 pixel image that gets saved as a .ico file and uploaded to the root folder of your site. When users browse to your site, they see the little symbol at the top of their browser window or tab.
What’s so genius about favicons?
In a world where users are opening many sites simultaneously, the favicon allows your site’s tab to stand out as yours. If you don’t upload a favicon, your browser (IE, Firefox, Safari, etc) will put their own logo in there! That’s a missed opportunity to brand your site. Forgetting a favicon is like forgetting your logo!
A well-designed favicon will give… Continue reading