Easily add Favicon to your WordPress Site or Blog

add Favicon to your WordPress Site or Blog

In this post, you will learn how you can easily add a favicon to your WordPress site or blog.

What is the Favicon of a website?

A favicon of a website is a small icon that appears in the browser tab and other places such as bookmark, browser history, etc. This icon serves as branding for your website, and it gives users a visual reminder of your website identity.
Favicon Example


How to create a Favicon easily?

To create a favicon you can use the Canva. Canva is a very easy tool for creating or designing graphics. It is free, but it also has a paid version.

Go to the Canva.Com and Sign up.

Canva Sign up

Click on the right-top side Create a design button to create a new design, and choose the Custom size.

Create canva design

After that, choose the image dimensions 195 X 195 px > click Create new design.

Create Custom Design

Now design a favicon for your website. Watch the following video to get help on how to use the editor.

Download your favicon in PNG format.

download canva design

After that, compress your favicon for faster loading. For compressing you can use the tinypng.com.

compress favicon

Now your favicon is ready for upload to your site or blog.


Add Favicon to your WordPress Blog or Site

Add favicon to a WordPress site or blog:

  1. Login to your WordPress Dashboard » Appearance » Customize.

    WordPress Dashboard Appearance Customize.

  2. Go to the Site Identity.

    Go to the Site Identity

  3. Select the site icon you want to set as the favicon.

    Select the site icon

  4. Click Skip cropping to make the entire image favicon.

     Skip cropping favicon

  5. Click Publish to save the changes.

    Publish to save the changes