Published On: Tue, Jun 18th, 2013

How To Create A Favicon For A Blog Online

This post will tell you about How To Create a Favicon For a Blog Online in some simple steps. If you want to know How to create a Favicon for a blog (a professional favicon for a blog), than I think it will be helpful for your purpose.

What is a Favicon?

A Favicon is a custom icon for your blog displayed next to the URL of your site.

eyouthbuzz.com favicon

How to Create a Favicon for a blog:

Even though default blogger favicon is my choice, I never wanted my website to look like a normal blog. To give a professional touch for your website, it is essential to replace the favicon with your own.  Favicons are generally created using the .ico format, however you can also create them using the GIF or PNG formats.

How to create a favicon for a blog online?

You can create a favicon using Photoshop or with some other software. For those who are not so familiar in those area can create a favicon using the Favicon.ico Generator.

favicon generator

Several features of Favicon.ico Generator:

  • Import a picture and convert it into a favicon
  • Create your own using the options available
  • Create animated favicon with frame settings
  • Transparent background or you can even select a Favicon from Top Rated or Latest ones available.

Brand your pages with a custom favicon. Create a free icon in seconds with these online tools for generating animated and static favicons.

Here is a list of few other favicon generators found online. Some of them would also allow you to create animated favicons, in addition to transparent favicons.

List of Online Favicon Generators:

http://www.256pixels.com/

Has a daily favicon design challenge. Upload an image to make a favicon.

http://www.favicongenerator.com/

Another upload and convert favicon generator.

http://www.favicon.cc/

It is a tool to create or download favicon.ico icons. Support image file types such as jpg, jpeg, gif, png, bmp, ico, and cur etc.

http://favicon-generator.org/

With this tool, you can either create a favicon from scratch or import existing image for conversion.

http://www.webscriptlab.com/favicongenerator.php

Use this Favicon generator to take your favorite images or icons and turn them into Favicons. Web Script Lab Favicon Generator lets you upload an image in JPG, GIF, PNG or BMP format, the image size should be no larger than 150 KB.

http://www.html-kit.com/favicon/

Create a free icon in seconds with this free and easy to use online tool for generating animated and static favicons.

http://favicon.htmlkit.com/favicon/

This is a feature-rich favicon generator.  Some of the features offered by this site are the capability to generate animated favicon, iPhone/iPod/iPad icon, add borders, convert to greyscale and etc.

http://favigen.com/

Upload the image, choose a dimension and download the favicon file.

http://tools.dynamicdrive.com/favicon/

A pretty straight-forward generator, upload and convert the image to .ico file. You can either upload a gif, jpg, png or bmp file.1

http://www.favicon.co.uk/

A simple to use favicon generator, upload a file from your computer, choose the desired size and download the .ico file.

http://www.favikon.com/

This tool allows you to upload an image, crop it and select either to download the .ico or png file.

http://favicon.ru/

This tool allows you to upload an image, crop it and select either to download the .ico or png file.

 

About the Author

- Google+ Rajat Prasun Sati is a Computer Science Engineering Student and founder of eYouthBuzz.com, a widely-read tech and how-to blog.For any query, you can contact me.

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