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How to Change the Favicon in Blogger

| Posted by James Morgan
Blogger supplies every blog with the standard orange "B" blogger favicon. Having your own unique favicon is a great way to give your blogger template both a distinct and explicit brand. These small 16X16 pixel images will most definitely help your blog stand out from the rest of the blogspot blogs.

What is a Favicon?

A favicon is a small 16X16 image located at the top of your browser in the url bar.

How to Change your Favicon

  1. First go to Layout >Edit HTML in your Blogger Dashboard.
  2. Backup your existing template before making any changes!
  3. Place the code below directly below the </head> tag in your template.
  4. Now save your template.
  5. Once your template is saved view your blog and make sure to refresh the page and delete your cookies.

Creating your own Favicon

  1. Replace the image URL (2X) with your own 16 pixel by 16 pixel image hosted on the internet.
  2. http://bsaves.com/HowHero/Blogger%20Templates/moonspot/images/favicon.ico
  3. You can host your own favicon blogger image at sites such as ImageShack; PhotoBucket; Flickr; etc.
  4. Check out this Favicon Generator Tool which allows you to upload an image and it will format it for you!

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