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A favicon is a small, square image that appears on the browser's tab (if the browser supports tabbed browsing) and on the left side of the site URL in the address bar.

Favicon-en.pngThe default icon is the Joomla! logo, but you may change it to suit your site.

By default, the Joomla! favico can be found in the /images directory. Some templates, however, will contain code that redirect the browser to /templates/template_name/icon. To determine where your new favico should be, examine /templates/index.php and look for code that resembles: <link rel="shortcut icon" href="" >

1. create a 16x16 pixel image. You may use graphic software, or an online tool such as:

2. convert to ico format

3. copy it to the path outlined above.