What exactly is a favicon?
A favicon is that stylish little icon that is displayed in your browser next to the website address (See the sample picture above). If you’re wondering where the name came from then it is the short name for “Favorite Icon”. It is called that because if your visitors add your site to their favorite then it will also show up on their list making your site stand out that little bit more.
Is favicon ICO still needed?
Most professional websites usually have them so having one will not only put your site alongside the pros but also help distinguish you from the rest.
How do I make a favicon?
If you want one then go here: Favicon Generator All you need is an image (any size will do), submit it using the form below and after a couple of seconds, you’ll get your image back compressed and resized for use as a favicon. It really is that simple!