How to change your favicon in Joomla! 1.6

Written by Ian Carnaghan · 20 sec read >
  1. Create you 16px in width and 16px in height .ico file using Gimp or any other image editing software
  2. Name the .ico file favicon.ico
  3. Copy your newly create favicon to the template directory of your Joomla! 1.6template where you would want the favicon to change via FTP or any other File Managing Application
  4. Refresh your Joomla! 1.6 webpage and you will see that the favicon has changed to your faviconJoomla! detects this file within the template directory and then places it within the default header information that gets auto generated once the Joomla! website is loaded.

Last Updated On March 25, 2018
Written by Ian Carnaghan
I am a software developer and online educator who likes to keep up with all the latest in technology. I also manage cloud infrastructure, continuous monitoring, DevOps processes, security, and continuous integration and deployment. Profile

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