WTF Is A Favicon? And The Top Reason You Need One

Design

WTF is a favicon? And why do you need one? This one of those details on a website that, personally I feel, is the difference between a professional site and one that was for sure DIY-ed. Now, I’m not at all hatin’ on whether someone DIYs, I think that’s actually badass but regardless, you want to make sure that your site looks as professional as possible. That is where the favicon comes in. 

Affiliate Disclaimer: Please note this post contains affiliate links. If you go through them to make a purchase, I will make a commission at no cost to you. Thanks for your support!

WTF is a Favicon?

A favicon is a small icon that identify your website on browser address bars & bookmarks. They can also show up on browser history, browser toolbar and search bars. They are typically either a logo or small icon that work with your brand. For example, we have a dragonfly and gradient circle that identify our pages & shop. But they can be anything as long it’s legible at roughly 25px or less.

Why Do I Need One?

The top reason is branding & professionalism. Both of which help to build trust and credibility within your business. A favicon is one detail I always end of noticing – especially when someone doesn’t have a favicon on their website. Why? Because when you don’t add your own favicon, it shows the default favicon for your chosen platform.

  this is a WordPress default favicon

 this is a Squarespace default favicon

When I see a default favicon, I tend to think that there’s going to be something else missing from the site and that maybe this isn’t the most credible site to be on. It really is focusing on those little details that differentiate a design and business into the next level. So even if you use a simple circle with your brand color as your favicon – it’s going to look way better and you’re going to look more professional. Plus, people will be able to easily identify your website by that icon.

If you need help adding a favicon, check out our tutorial for how to add a favicon to a Squarespace website here

Although this may seem like a small detail, it can make a big impact on how others perceive your business and website. So now that you know what a favicon is and why it’s important, if you don’t have one – go do it!

 

Don’t Forget To

Pin Your Favorite

Read The Latest

How to use our Laverne Business Card Template

How to use our Laverne Business Card Template

Whether you’re a fellow designer or business owner, there will always be a time where mockups can serve your business. I’m always on the hunt for a beautiful mockups and when I found out I could make some via my favorite program Adobe XD, I jumped at the chance. Our...

Brand & Web Inspired by Bruno of Encanto

Brand & Web Inspired by Bruno of Encanto

"We don't talk about Bruno... no no no...." Yes, this song has been stuck in my head for the last few weeks and I catch myself singing in my head 'time for dinner' before I go eat dinner and all the other amazing lyrics. If you haven't watched Encanto, you definitely...

Drawing My First NFT

Drawing My First NFT

Drawing my first NFT! It's happening people, it's happening! I'm so pumped to share that I'm working on NFTs and starting to draw & sell them. I wanted to give you a behind the scenes look at me drawing the first NFT of my new collection: 'Kravings'. Kravings is a...

CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS * CLICK HERE FOR FREE GOODS *

translate

Pin It on Pinterest

Skip to content