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Adding a favicon to a SharePoint site is not such a difficult operation.

First, what is a favicon ?

Is a file containing one or more small icons, most commonly 16×16 pixels, associated with a particular Web site or Web page.

Note: this operation requires administrative wrights.

How to add a favicon ?

  • upload your favicon into the Site Assets library and copy the link;
  • go to Site ActionsSite SettingsMaster Pages;
  • download a copy of v4.master;
  • open it with Notepad or Notepad++;
  • do a search for favicon;
  • replace the Icon URL with the URL copied after you’ve uploaded the favicon into Site Assets;
<SharePoint:SPShortcutIcon runat=”server” IconUrl=”” />
  • save v4.master and upload it in the Master Pages site.
  • go on the main page and see the new changes.
How to add a favicon to a SharePoint site ?
How to add a favicon to a SharePoint site ?


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