Itching for that favicon?

Now that you have your uniquely designed logo, it’s time to take care of that favicon. If you actually had your logo designed by a pro, you should be able to ask them to produce a favicon for you at no charge. This is really so simple that even if they don’t offer that service, you should be able to create one yourself.

Just to be clear, a favicon is simply the icon users can associate to your site. Typically, a favicon is just a 16 pixel by 16 pixel little graphic that is saved as a ico file. At a minimum, it appears on the users’ browser tabs, address bars, and favorites lists so it extends your brand image. This can be created from scratch or from an existing image.

Swing by http://www.chami.com/html-kit/services/favicon and give it a whirl. It’s a free tool and should only take you a few minutes! Once you’re done, just save that ico file and place it in your server’s folder. You should be able to ftp to your host and drop it in the root directory. That’s all there is to it!

Now, where’s yours?