A favicon is an image or icon that appears next to the webpage in the browser tab. Favicon has many names, like Favorite icon, Shortcut icon, URL icon, Bookmark icon, Website icon, and Tab icon. Favicon is the first thing that the user will recognize on a website. In favicon, you can have your logo, initials of your company, or an image that reflects the purpose of your website.

Generally, a favicon is a 16×16 pixel image. The ultimate purpose of the fav icon is to identify the webpage when multiple tabs are opened. Favicon is the face of your website. When a user bookmarks your website, the favicon is the only thing that differentiates the bookmarks. Favicon plays a major role in creating the brand identity of your website. In some web browsers, the favicon will appear on the browser’s homepage. Based on your requirements, you have to create a favicon.