The small icon corresponding to a webpage (located on the left-hand side of your browser's tabs, bookmarks, and favorites) is called a Favicon and is a particular type of image file, an ".ICO" image. You can choose which image you want to make into a Favicon and utilize it in your site by performing the following steps:

Creating the .ICO image

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  1. Create a new (or crop an existing) image with your logo or branding.
  2. Save the file as a JPG, JPEG, PNG, GIF, or BMP format.
  3. Navigate to an ICO generator (we recommend Dynamic Drive).
  4. Follow the site's directions to upload your image, convert it, and save the resulting .ICO image file.

Applying the icon

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From the Community Homepage:

  1. Click the Community Tools link in the left-hand menu.
  2. Click the Configuration link in the left-hand menu.
  3. Click the Visual Themes button in the Primary Configuration area.
  4. Click the table cell of the theme you wish to modify.
  5. Under the Logos heading, scroll to the Browser Bookmark (Favicon) heading.
  6. Click the Attach File link, then click Choose File and select your new .ICO image.
  7. Click the Submit button at the bottom of the page to confirm the change to the theme.

You have successfully added a bookmark icon to your implementation.

Requirements

  • Manage Community Role

Notes

  • If you use a Bookmark Icon on your corporate website, you can ask your web development team for the image and use that in Centercode, too. They might also be able to show you an ideal logo image to turn into an .ICO file if the .ICO doesn't already exist.
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