Where should "favicon.ico" be uploaded?

guirala Member, Translator

Hi friends:
A simple question: in which folder should I put my icon file "favicon.ico" so that it can be displayed correctly in the browser when entering the page?
Currently I have uploaded it inside the "/public_html" folder (the same where is index.php) which is where I installed my site, but it does not show it, curiously it is displayed correctly when entering to the administrator page (zp-core/admin.php) but not when entering to the website; there it only continues showing the icon of the small green camera. I have tried uploading it in the theme folder, but it doesn't work either.
Thanks.

Comments

  • acrylian Administrator, Developer
    edited July 21

    The root of the install - as you did - is generally okay. But some themes provide their own favicon within their theme folder and load it from there.

  • fretzl Administrator, Developer

    You may also want to change the favicon.ico file in the images folder in your theme.
    That's the one that is called in the <head> section.

  • guirala Member, Translator

    Thanks acrylian and fretzl, I did what you indicated and problem solved.
    For anyone else who has had this problem, installing the favicon.ico file in the theme's images folder fixes it.

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