What is a Favicon?

Dec 22nd, 2011

A favicon (pronounced /ˈfævɪˌkɒn/; short for favorites icon), also known as a shortcut icon, website icon, URL icon, or bookmark icon is a file containing one or more small icons, most commonly 16×16 pixels, associated with a particular website or single web page.

Please see our Favicon Extra/Add-On page for more information.

About the author:

Nina Khoury is a computer scientist, software engineer, data and information junkie and online marketer. She taught at various universities for more than six years and worked on projects for Fortune 500 companies including cisco, Intel and HP.