A favicon, short for “favorite icon,” is a small image or logo that appears in the browser tab next to the website title. It serves as a visual representation of the website and enhances its branding and recognition. Having a customized favicon is important for several reasons. Firstly, it helps distinguish your website from others, especially when users have multiple tabs open. Secondly, it contributes to the overall user experience, making your site more visually appealing and professional.

In the context of Magento 2, a popular e-commerce platform, the ability to set a customized favicon is built-in, allowing you to personalize the appearance of your online store. Magento 2 offers a user-friendly interface that simplifies the process of changing the favicon, making it accessible to both developers and non-technical users. In this blog post, we will explore the importance of having a customized favicon and provide a step-by-step guide on how to change the favicon in Magento 2, empowering you to enhance your website’s visual identity and brand recognition.

Magento 2 allows the admin to upload favicons from the admin panel. It is recommended to use image format in PNG, JPG, GIF, JPEG, APNG and SVG file types. The favicon is usually 16 * 16 pixels or 32 * 32 pixels in size.

How to Change Favicon in Magento 2

Step 1: Login to admin panel

Step 2: Navigate to Content > Configuration

Step 3: Open the current website/theme in the edit mode

Step 4: Expand the HTML Head section

Step 5: Click on upload button to upload the favicon icon

Step 6: Save
Step 7: Refresh cache

All Done!

The favicon will look like this:

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