How To Change The Favicon In WordPress

This is a real easy guide on how to change the general favicon for a wordpress site. Below is what a favicon looks like and how to change it.

changing the favicon in wordpress

Size of The Favicon

The favicon size must be 18×18 pixels EXACTLY.

Creating A Transparent Background For Your Favicon

You can create a transparent background for your favicon easy using this FREE online image editor: https://www241.lunapic.com/editor/

Upload the favicon to your wordpress website:

  1. WP-Admin
  2. Appearance
  3. Customize
  4. Site Settings
  5. Favicon

It’s that simple.

 


WordPress Plugin For Creating Favicon

Below is a quick wordpress plugin for generating not just a favicon, but the app icons and other image sets for all devices, automatically. (remember the more plugins you have to add to the site, the more code you have to optimize for page speed).

Favicon by RealFaviconGenerator