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How to display a custom favicon in Genesis. If you’re using the WordPress Genesis Framework then you are well aware that each theme has a custom icon of the same ‘G’.
@Godiva Chocolate probably loves the Genesis ‘G’ favorite icon but everyone else should change it. #wordpress #genesiswp
Display a custom favicon in Genesis code snippet
This code needs to be added to your Genesis child theme in the functions.php
Ideally you would have a favorite icon that is relevant to you or your client’s business. This could be a logo, symbol or letter.
Creating a Favicon
How to create a custom favicon that can be displayed in your Genesis child theme.
- First create the image file in your favorite image editor that is 16×16 (or at least a square) and save it. Note: typically I take the client’s business logo and make sure it’s a square and sometimes its as large as 150x150px and the converter does not mind.
- Next goto http://tools.dynamicdrive.com/favicon/ which is an oldie but a goodie.
- Click “Choose File”
- Then Click “Create Icon”
- And that’s it!
Now upload it to your Genesis Child Themes image directory and add the path to the above snippet.
Do you usually keep the ‘G’ favorite icon or do you customize it? Let us know in the comments.