Adding Your Logo

Adding a logo (which is also called a Favicon) to your site is an integral part of your site’s identity. Everyone remembers the blue Facebook ‘F’ or Twitter’s ‘T.’ Firstly, your desired logo should be a file that is 36 pixels by 36 pixels, or 16×16. Just a really small square. Then, this image must be converted to a ‘.ico’ filetype. There are many converters online that do this, a quick google search will be fruitful.

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The red boxes show where your Favicon gets displayed. The green box is what will appear if you have not yet uploaded one.

My go-to for executing this task is to use Genesis, from the side menu in your dashboard: hover over ‘Genesis,’ then click ‘Upload Favicon.’

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Once on this page, click ‘choose file,’ find it on your computer, then click the ‘Upload Favicon’ button. That’s it!

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Alternatively, from your dashboard, you could click ‘Appearance’ then ‘Customize’ then ‘Site Identity.’ Here, you can upload a square photo that will act as your logo. A bonus of doing it this way is that it does not need to be so small, nor does it need to be a ‘.ico’¬†filetype.

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Additional video:

Another alternative way to do it:

Thanks to WP Beginner for the video!

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