Would you like your own custom Favicon (Favorite Icon)? If you are a Blogger user, most likely you have that blazing orange B showing up in your Browser tab. Blogger has implemented the ability to host Favicon .ico files so it is easier than ever to add your own favicon. First you will need to create your Favicon images (use Microsoft Paint, Picnik, or just any jpg file that you own). Ideally you would create it 16 px X 16 px, but if you are not able to, that is OK because the converter we are going to use can do that for you.
Save your favicon image as a jpeg, png or gif file to your desktop. Go to http://www.iconj.com/favicon_hosting.php and click Browse, find your desktop and select your Favicon file. Click Open. Click Upload It!
Click on 1. Click here to download your Favicon.ico File. Save it to your desktop.
The above image shows the Favicon jpg image (Favicon_Be...) and how it looks FOLLOWING the conversion.
In the Pop-Up window click Browse and select your Favicon.ico file from your desktop. Click SAVE.
That's it. You're done! No having to mess with the html code of your site!
Blogger has plans to support jpg, png, gif and other file-formats in the future, so hopefully that happens quickly because then we can skip the whole conversion process all together!
UPDATE: I've heard from several readers who weren't seeing their favicon's at first, but after a day or so they did show up. So if you see it in your design page but not on your actual blog, give it a day! Thanks to everyone who kept me updated with their progress! I'm loving all the great Favicons!
I would love to see the Favicon's you come up with! And if you want help creating a Favicon, shoot me an email. I charge $10 for the creation and installation!
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