Posted on Friday, November 30th, 2012
Update: Before you dive in, check out The Favicon Cheat Sheet. It will help get you started.
Generate the favicon pictures and HTML code that work on all major browsers and platforms.
Use this online tool to easily create a favicon (favorites icon) for your site. A favicon is a small, 16×16 image that is shown inside the browser’s location bar and bookmark menu when your site is called up. It is a good way to brand your site and increase it’s prominence in your visitor’s bookmark menu.
Creating favicons can be a pain. Making sure they work cross browser, even more so. Upload any image to this tool and it’ll generate a favicon with instructions for use on your web site.
Feeling artistic? The built-in editor provides the facilities to draw one from scratch.
X-Icon Editor is an HTML5 application (based on Canvas) that allows you to create high resolution icons that lets your sites shine with IE9 and above. With X-Icon Editor you can quickly get your site ready with a large icon which will be available for pinned sites and the new tab page. Create your own site icon today!
Make use of your favicon with badges, images or videos.