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Adding an icon to your blog/Website


For who those don't know what icon for a blog is then take a look at the pic above,You can see the icon of google in the adress bar(The one which has been highlighted with a red circle).This is the kind of icon we are going to put to your blog.Just follow the steps listed below

  • Make an picture/icon for your blog(Better make one that depicts you blog content or blog name)using MSpaint or any other software and save it to your computer.
  • Save it as *.jpg
  • Now upload the pic to your server or some image hosting servers like imageshack.us
  • Now copy this code <link href='http://www.yoursite.com/jpg' rel='icon' type='image/jpg'/>
  • Now in the above red highlighted code replace the green part with url of the picture(e.g http://www.yourserver.com/filename.jpg)
  • Now open edit template and paste the code just above the line< /head>

  • Save the template and Publish(for old blogger users)
  • Reload blog to see the change
Take a look at my blog's template to see the icon that i used for my blog.here is the picture i used


12 comments

  1. Arpit  

    Hello
    Nice utility.
    I have blogged about this
    Also linked you there.
    Check it out on http://technicalbliss.blogspot.com
    Arpit

  2. Technogeek  

    Thanks for linking back arprit

  3. adamk  

    Good tip, however, if you don't want your icon to look distorted, create the image with a size of 16 pixels by 16 pixels.

    You can see how my site icon is not distorted on http://www.foogazi.com or take a look at how Google's icon has no distortion.

    Hope this helps. :)

  4. Technogeek  

    @adamk
    thanks for that info
    i will edit that to my post

  5. .::[ Mani Karthik ]::.  
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  6. pramod  

    hey thanx for the info , but its not working for my blog.
    So afetr trying many things i got it. you can check this
    Here

  7. pramod  

    hey thanx for the info , but its not working for my blog.
    So afetr trying many things i got it. you can check this here

    http://pramodrulzz.blogspot.com/2007/06/adding-icon-to-your-blogwebsite.html

  8. Irfaan  

    great info. Hope to discover new blogger hacks from you.

  9. juned  

    Thanks.It is realy working.

  10. RanaSpot  

    THANX A LOT MAN
    ITS WORKING :)

  11. Kanna  

    hey it's not working yarrrr,,.....................

  12. Anonymous  

    1

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