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Jeana_d
01-12-2011, 04:18 AM
I have been reading posts about how to make a favicon, but I cannot figure it out. Everything I read is a little too advanced for me, because many of them assume you know where to put the icon in the control panel and other things I guess I should know. Can anyone dumb down :) the process for me? I've made a .bmp that is 16x16 pixels, but that's as far as I've gotten. I don't really know what everything is in the control panel, so I'm not sure where to save the file. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Collectors-info
01-12-2011, 08:15 AM
Place your image on this site (http://www.favicon.co.uk/) & it will change it to a favicon format "favicon.ico".
Now! save & place this image file in the BV file uploaded on your page.
Then place the code below in the page html under the "head" area.

<link rel="shortcut icon" type="image/x-icon" href="/favicon.ico">

ahimsa
01-12-2011, 04:04 PM
...now, this works for me but......
right click on page
open page properties
next to the "Favorites Icon" window is a "browse" button
from here you can upload your image that you want to use as a favicon
voila!
good luck,
david

Jeana_d
01-13-2011, 04:23 AM
Sorry for being a pain, but I'm not sure where I need to save the image to. I'm not sure what this statement means -

"save & place this image file in the BV file uploaded on your page"

Do I save it on my computer with my BlueVoda documents/images, or do I need to go through my control panel?

Tom Finley
01-13-2011, 05:23 AM
If an image is on your BV page, it will automatically be saved to the server when you publish the page. A favicon, however, is not actually on your page so you have to upload it by using the method ahimsa suggested. Your actual favicon artwork can be anywhere on your hard drive, because BV allows you to browse to it. Be aware that favicons can take anywhere from a minute or two to all day before they show up on your browser.

PS--no cPanel in this process.

Jeana_d
01-13-2011, 10:30 PM
Thank you Tom, I really appreciate it, now I understand :)

Jeana_d
01-14-2011, 05:54 PM
My favicon isn't showing up and I'm pretty sure I did it right (on thee index pg). Hmm

www.jdkinvitations.com (http://www.jdkinvitations.com)

Collectors-info
01-14-2011, 06:14 PM
My favicon isn't showing up and I'm pretty sure I did it right (on thee index pg). Hmm

www.jdkinvitations.com (http://www.jdkinvitations.com)

Showing up fine hear in FF/G-chrome/Opera but not in IE? (Go figger eh!) Some browsers can be funny.
Would also be worth reducing your page images to give a better look (Not so crinkly) & fast page loading times.

ciscomstag
03-02-2011, 05:43 AM
Plz I use soholaunch , I can I upload a favicon with soholaunch ?
Plz help.

Vasili
03-02-2011, 06:54 AM
Plz I use soholaunch , I can I upload a favicon with soholaunch ?
Plz help.>> http://addons.soholaunch.com/View_Addon.php?addonname=my_favicon