Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Changing the FAVICON on your Class and Library GOOGLE SITES

Have you ever wondered how to get your site favicon changed?  It drives me crazy that on Google Sites all my web pages are the generic site icon.  So, I have finally figured out how to change that.  The first thing you will need to do is have the picture you want to designate as your favicon.  Next, you will need to find a favicon generator.  I used this one.


Next, the generator will ask you to upload your file.....

After you upload your file, you will need to save your favicon - making sure it has the .ico extension at the end.

Now you will need to get into your Google Site and click More to get the drop down screen.  When you get the drop down screen, choose Manage Site.

Once you get in the Manage Site option, select Attachments.    Once you select attachments, you will get a menu - you need to select Upload.

When you are ready to Upload your file, make sure to choose the favicon you created.  Make sure it has the extension .ico.

Once you have your file uploaded, you will select Move.  You then command that the file be moved to the Site Title icon.

The end result is your custom icon on the tab and bookmarks bar. 

I have a favicon widget on my blog, but my uploads haven't changed the blogger icon.  I will let you know when I figure that one out!

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for posting, Ann. It inspired me to figure out how to do it on Wordpress. Don't know about Blogger, sorry. Here are the super-easy WP instructions: http://en.support.wordpress.com/avatars/blavatars/