Fav Icon Tutorial

by Hiroshi on September 8, 2008

in HTML, Web Tips

Place favicon.ico file in root directory of your web host (public_html or www) and add following code into head section of your web page.

<link rel="Shortcut icon" href="/favicon.ico">

OR

<link rel="icon" href="http://www.url/favicon.ico" type="images/x-icon" />

How To Create .ico file?

I create it using my Adobe Photoshop. I have icoformat plugin file which I add in adobe photoshop plugins for having an option of save as .ico file.

Path to add plugin

In my case
C:Program FilesAdobeAdobe Photoshop CS3Plug-InsExtensions

Place there icoformat plugin file and while saving file photoshop will offer option of saving as .ico file. We usually create 16×16 px file for icon and save as filename.ico.

Download Photoshop Icon Format Plugin

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