Monday, June 11, 2007

Change the default favicon image

Did you ever see a tiny image icon which is located at the beginning of a website address?

If not, try to notice the iconic images contained on this blog on Addrees address bar:

The tiny images called
Itself favicon is a small icon image that is generally used as a marker or specific identity of a site. And usually, the favicon is more widely used by the blog provider sites. In general, the sites blog providers, like,, and so on. Has provided a standard favicon image on his blog templates, so users do not have to bother anymore to make a favicon.

The question now is "Are we able to change the default favicon image that already exist in the blog template? And how do I?

Of course, as long as the blog that you use gives you the freedom to modify the blog template. Such as The trick is not difficult. Important that we have an icon image format with the extension. Ico image to be used as a favicon on our blog.

Once the image is stored on site Image Hosting. You just need to enter two pieces of code into your blog template to change the existing favicon image. Easy is not it?

Okay, now let's discuss one by one of several steps that you need to do to change the default favicon image of your blog template. (Especially for bloggers)

1. Prepare a picture or image that you would make as a blog favicon image. Image or the image may be any size, such as. Jpg,. Gif,. Png. About the size of an image, it does not matter

2. Because the favicon image should be formatted with the extension icon. Ico. Then you have to change the image format you have to format with the extension icon. Ico.
For this problem, you need not worry, because you can use a variety of free services available on the Internet to transform into foramt foramt gamabr icon.
One of them, kmau can use the service free of

a. Open the site of located at : There are forms to transform ordinary pictures into an image format to format. Ico
b. Click the Browser button to select an existing image on the computer.
c. Then click the Generate button favicon.ico
d. This will bring up the page to download the results of the image that has changed its format. Click the Download button and save the image favicon.
e. If the image is still in shape. Zipped, then place the first.

3. After having icons with image formats extensions. Ico. Then you have to save the image on your site Image Hosting. As in If you do not already have an account on, please sign up at here.
4. Lastly, you need to enter the following two pieces of code into your blog template. Put the code after the tag <head>.

<link href='YOUR_URL_IMAGE_HOSTING' rel='shortcut icon'/>
<link href='YOUR_URL_IMAGE_HOSTING' rel='icon'/>
[Note: Replace the red text "YOUR_URL_IMAGE_HOSTING". the url address / hosting of the image that you saved.]

Save and see the results at the address bar of your blog URL address will appear favicon image that you created earlier.

What do you think, easy is not it?

Good luck ....

* Note: The above trick you can use to change the default favicon image on blogger template blogger template classic and new versions.

And if you have any questions, please click here

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Author: Sendi Karlita Location: Pangkalpinang, Bangka Belitung

Article Change the default favicon image, Published by Sendi Karlita on the day Monday, June 11, 2007. Hopefully this article can add your insights. Sendi Karlita a is a writer who wants to be successful in the virtual world. Try, and keep trying. May God give consent. regards


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