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A favicon is a small icon which appears next to your site address in the browser. This is a great feature which helps your visitors identify your brand.

 

Note: Adding a favicon is a premium feature.

 

To change the favicon: From the left side of the Editor, click Settings > click Favicon > click Change.

Select an existing image or click Upload Images > click Choose Favicon > click Done.

 

Note: A favicon can be uploaded in the following formats: .jpg and .png ( .jpg is the recommended file format for a favicon). For best results, please make sure the dimensions are 16px*16px.


Note: Once a favicon has been added, it is not possible to delete it.
 

For more information click here or check out the video below:
 

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  • mamounbashir

    Replied by mamounbashir September 5, 2013

    First question: I have done all what the video says for Favicon but it doesn't appear on my website. I still have the wix's icon. Even though, I have already uploaded my icon, in multiple ways. 1. Changed the picture to 16x16 .ico and also to 16x16 .png then uploaded it to the favicon uploader for the premium users. So i'm wondering what did I miss?

     

    Second question: Is there a way that I could get rid of wix's advertisement on the bottom and top left of my site after publishing? 

    • Dror - Wix Support Wix Team

      Replied by Dror - Wix Support September 5, 2013

      Hi,

      Both of your questions are connected, as you currently have the Connect Domain package, in order to remove the Wix ads and use the favicon, you'll have to upgrade to Combo package or higher as you can see in the premium page explaining about the packages features, here.

       

      Dror - Wix Team
  • Charlotte Trinity

    Replied by Charlotte Trinity August 28, 2013

    If I use the PNG format, will it keep transparency?

    • Yotam Wix Team

      Replied by Yotam August 28, 2013

      Hi,

      There are two ways to create an image with a transparent background: 
       

      1. Starting from scratch: 

      Within Photoshop, click on  File > New.

      In the Background Contents field, choose 'Transparent'. 
       
      You are free to design whatever you desire (text, shapes, lines, etc) and they will appear with a transparent background.
       
      When you're done,  'Save for Web' as a .png file.  
       

      2. Existing Image: 

      Within Photoshop, select the part of the image you want. Then copy it, and paste it into a new page within Photoshop. There, double click on the Background to edit the name, and change the opacity to 0%. 

      After you've done this, you should see a checkered box for the background. Then, click on 'Save for Web' and make sure to save it as a .png file. 
       
      Finally, upload it to your Wix editor! 

      Please also make sure that the picture has no frame. Click on the picture -> "Frames" for the right property panel -> choose "No Frame".
       

      For more information on how to upload pics, click here .

      Yotam Wix Team
  • monicalawrence

    Replied by monicalawrence August 20, 2013

    I would like to use my own logo and not Wix's

    A certain logo was attached to the template I used for my site. However, the only option available is change the colour and the shape. However, I would like to upload my own logo.

    Please advise

     

    Thanks

    • HIRO Wix Team

      Replied by HIRO August 20, 2013

      Hi there,

      Please note that using a favicon is a premium feature.
      In order to use your own favicon, please upgrade your site to one of the following premium packages:
      "Combo", "Unlimited", "eCommerce".

      To view the list of our premium packages, please click HERE.
      To learn how to upgrade, please click HERE.

      Should you require further assistance, please feel free to contact us anytime.

      Best regards,

       

      -HIRO, Wix Team
  • andrewae

    Replied by andrewae August 5, 2013

    icon for the address bar

    Hello,

    Is there a way for users to upload a icon/logo to the address bar to show on the left side of the page title?

    This is a must feature for my website and now every website has this. if this function is not available in the wix. Please kindly add this on the editor.

    Thank you,

    Andrew

    • Nadia.Tannous

      Replied by Nadia.Tannous November 15, 2013

      Yes! You can change the favicon for your site from the Settings section of your Editor. 
      A favicon is a small icon that appears next to your site address in the browser. The favicon gives your visitors another way of identifying your brand.

      You can upload a favicon in the following formats: .jpg and .png (but please note that .jpg is the recommended file format for a favicon). For best results, please make sure the dimensions are 16px*16px.

      *Please note that it isn't possible to delete a favicon once you have added one.

      For more information click here or check out the video below:

       

      Please do not hesitate to contact us for further assistance

      Nadia Tannous
  • marge1180

    Replied by marge1180 August 1, 2013

    Company logo at the top left of page corner webpage tabs

    How do i get my logo at the top left corner of webpage tabs?

    Please see sample below:

     

    • HIRO Wix Team

      Replied by HIRO August 1, 2013

      Please refer to the Best Reply of this thread to learn about Favicon!
      Thank you.

      -HIRO, Wix Team
  • globallegacyfdn

    Replied by globallegacyfdn July 17, 2013

    It worked!!! YAY!!

    Thank you WIX Support

  • globallegacyfdn

    Replied by globallegacyfdn July 16, 2013

    I cannot change the title on the tab  beside my favicon???

     

    • globallegacyfdn

      Replied by globallegacyfdn July 16, 2013

      Hello?

    • Eileen Wix Team

      Replied by Eileen July 17, 2013

      Hey    globallegacyfdn

      Simply change the title of your website. Please enter your editor, and proceed to "Settings" > "SEO (Google)", from here change the Site title.

      Please note that the title on the tab will be changed until the " | Wix.com " text if you are a free user.
      If you have a premium package that includes removing the Wix ads, the Wix.com text will also be removed.

      For more information click here.

      Please also note that changes will take about one month to appear in Google.
      For more information about SEO, click here.

       

      Eileen, Wix Team.
    • globallegacyfdn

      Replied by globallegacyfdn July 17, 2013

      thank you for the response....but... I did all that.

      Do you mean the tab will change in a month?

    • Nat

      Replied by Nat July 17, 2013

      Hey,

       

      No. the title in your tab will change once you change it through the SEO settings:

      Please enter your editor, and proceed to   Settings on the left side >   SEO (Google), from here change the Site title.

       

      If you've done that, but can't see the changes, please clear your browser's cache.

      Please don't hesitate to contact us again. Nat
  • lucasco1984

    Replied by lucasco1984 July 10, 2013

    I can't upload my favicon. It appears as loading but doesn't work.

    Can you help me?

    thx

    • Rapido Wix Team

      Replied by Rapido July 10, 2013

      Please upload the favicon here so I can look into your issue.

    • lucasco1984

      Replied by lucasco1984 July 10, 2013

    • lucasco1984

      Replied by lucasco1984 July 10, 2013

      I know it is not 16px x 16px but I have no photoshop nor other programs to resize it.

      Can you please do it?

      Thx

      Luca

  • meti28

    Replied by meti28 July 2, 2013

    iyi akşamlar ben ingilizce bilmiyorum ama sizden yardım talebinde bulunmak istiyorum benim sitem kapanmıştı açtırdım ama sayfalarım boş benim bilgisayarım da hepsi var ama nasıl siteme atacağımı bilmiyorum joombla olduğu içinmi cevap verirseniz sevinirim türkçeden başka dil bilmiyorum saygılarımla metin gönülçalan.

    • Marina Wix Team

      Replied by Marina July 2, 2013

      Unfortunately we don't have support in Turkish and we're unable to fully understand the issue.

      Please contact us again in one of the languages we support in order for us to properly assist you. 

  • candl18

    Replied by candl18 June 29, 2013

    Hi Wix Team,

    I added a Favicon in both .PNG and .JPG format and it works OK when the site is loading, however when the browser stops loading the favicon disappears!

     

    Browser is Firefox.

    Any idea on this one please?

    Many Thanks

    Rob.

    • Yoav Wix Team

      Replied by Yoav June 29, 2013

      Hello Rob,

       

      I have visited your site using Firefox and couldn't reproduce your issue - as you can see in the attached screen shot, the correct favicon showed without disappearing:

       

       

      Please update your Firefox to its latest version and afterwards clear its cache to resolve this issue.  You can find step by step instructions here .

       

      Let us know if you need any additional help!

    • candl18

      Replied by candl18 June 29, 2013

      Hi Wix Team,

      Thanks for your help!

      I'll try clearing the Cache locally :)

       

      Cheers!

    • Michal

      Replied by Michal June 29, 2013

      Great! If the issue persists, please let us know! 

      Michal - Wix Team

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