How to create a favicon

Complete instruction on how to make a favicon.ico file for your site here.

In brief:

Create the design in Inkscape (vector graphics application) and Export as a 16×16 pixel PNG file.

Open in Gimp, and save as “Microsoft Windows icon”, with the name favicon.ico and details “32bpp, 8-bit alpha, no palette”.

Upload favicon.ico to the root directory of your website.

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