Favicons are small images that appear on the browser tab of a website, usually in the top right corner. They’re used to represent websites and apps so they can be easily identified by users.
The favicon is also known as the “site icon” or “app icon”. It’s an image file that represents your site/app.
Application icons are the images you press when launching an application. As newer phones are launched with higher resolution screens, new high-resolution app icons are required. Developers still want to support the older phones with lower resolutions so they need to create multiple sizes of the same image. All smartphones, including iPhones and Androids, and tablets, like iPads, are affected by the same issues.
Most modern Desktop browsers support favicons saved in various formats, but IE requires favicons to be saved in ICO files. Favicon Generator is an online tool that allows you to easily convert any GIF, PNG, or JPEG files into ICO (Internet Explorer) format, which is supported by all current web browsers.
It will Create a Custom Favicon package for all browsers and devices, and you just need to put it on your site.
After generating a favicon with this tool download and save it to the root directory of your site. Then include the following code in the head of your HTML document.
<link rel="shortcut icon" href="/favicon.ico" type="image/x-icon"> <link rel="icon" href="/favicon.ico" type="image/x-icon">