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Chad418
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Changing the Joomla favicon

Post by Chad418 » Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:08 pm

Im sure its not difficult but i cannot locate where to change the favicon within Joomla? My site currently displays the Joolmla icon and I would like to change it to my logo. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Re: Changing the Joomla favicon

Post by kamikaz2 » Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:25 pm

1. Create your Favicon with the dimensions 16x16 pixels, and make sure the file is named "favicon.ico". There are many free Favicon Generators online, here are a few of the most popular ones:
inmotionhosting.com/support/tools/favicon-generator
tools.dynamicdrive.com/favicon
www.favicon.cc
favicon-generator.org
favicon.htmlkit.com


2. Upload your icon to the following folder where your Joomla is installed: /templates/your_template_name
For example, if you are using the protostar template, your Favicon will be uploaded here: /templates/protostar/favicon.ico
Refresh your page, then you should be able to see your new Favicon on your website. You may have to clear your browser cache, or test it in a different browser to see the new Favicon.


Source: https://www.inmotionhosting.com/support ... ge-favicon

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Re: Changing the Joomla favicon

Post by AMurray » Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:27 pm

The easiest way is using an extension such as https://extensions.joomla.org/extension ... n/favicon/ or https://extensions.joomla.org/extension ... a-favicon/.

Your template's configuration options might also have such an option.
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Re: Changing the Joomla favicon

Post by Newman123 » Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:30 pm

Chad418 wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:08 pm
Im sure its not difficult but i cannot locate where to change the favicon within Joomla? My site currently displays the Joolmla icon and I would like to change it to my logo. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Mine was in htdocs/templates/protostar..

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Re: Changing the Joomla favicon

Post by annahersh » Sun Oct 14, 2018 1:01 am

Assuming you use Protostar or Beez template, you can simply place you favicon.ico file in the root directory of the template, though it will be overwritten on each Joomla update. Alternatively you can place the icon in the host root and simply delete the favicon.ico file in the template. The file will be detected and applied by the browser. Just remember to delete the one in the template after each update.

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Re: Changing the Joomla favicon

Post by Chad418 » Mon Oct 15, 2018 11:29 pm

I found the folder, Thank you!


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