Easy Step Change /Add wordpress Favicon with in WP Dashboard
- Go to Appearance>> Customize
- Click on Site Identity
- Site Title & Site Tagline Then Icon
Site Icons are what you see in browser tabs, bookmark bars, and within the WordPress mobile apps. Upload one here!
Site Icons should be square and at least 512 × 512 pixels.
Edit your desired icon in MS paint or any app or photoshop, and upload.
Themes favicon Location
Its generally theme /assets/image/faicon just like Genesis.
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Note i uploaded a png file to website root folder, you can convert png to ICO format.
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