Why Use a Favicon on Your Website?

Most people who use the Internet regularly are probably accustomed to seeing favicons, but chances are your average Internet user doesn’t know too much about them, other than where they’ve noticed them – if they have noticed them.

So before I go into why favicons are used and how to make them, here’s a brief review of what they are. When I use the term “favicon” I’m referring to an icon that is associated with a particular website, and which web browsers display in three places – next to:

  1. the URL in the address bar
  2. the website’s name in a list of bookmarks
  3. the page title in those browsers that have tabbed browsing

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