Found in the address bar of your web browser, favicons can also be used in lists of bookmarks in web browsers and feed aggregators.
A favicon is a small image that resides in your browser’s ‘tabs’, so you can identify the brand at a glance. Favicons may also display in bookmark lists too.
Here are examples, outlined in purple, of favicons appearing in the browser:
You can see that it is common to use a smaller version of your logo for your favicon to keep consistency throughout your site and branding.
If you need some inspiration, try checking out the favicon galleries below:
How do I add my favicon?
This is really easy to do. Just head to:
- Online Store > Themes > Customise
- Theme settings
- Select "Favicon"
- Choose “Select image”
Upload your image and this will be automatically be scaled down to 32 x 32px.
That’s it, all done!