Humans are wired for visual content. In fact, over 80% of the information that the human brain stores is visual. Giving viewers visual-based content gives them a medium that their brains are designed to save and is a perfect way to establish your brand. One simple way to do this is by using favicons for your website. But what is a favicon?
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What is a favicon?
A favicon is the small square image that tends to be displayed before the URL in the address bar of a browser, in browser tabs and next to the site name in a list of bookmarks.
Here’s an example of a favicon in a browser tab:
Favicons were introduced all the way back in 1999 by Microsoft as part of its Internet Explorer 5 “Favorites” feature. The concept caught on and was adopted across the spectrum of browsers shortly after.… Read more