how to add a favicon in wix

How to Add a Favicon in Wix

How to Add a Favicon in Wix – In this article I am going to show you step by step how to add a favicon in Wix.

You will learn what a favicon is why it’s important for your website, how to add a favicon in Wix and make it visible on search engines.

This post is part of our Wix SEO series, including:

If you need help with or you don’t know how to edit Wix page titles or meta description, please feel free to drop us a line.

What is a Favicon?

A favicon is a small icon, generally of a square shape, that is displayed next to your webpage SEO title in your browser tab.

Why Is a Favicon Important for Your Website?

A favicon is important because it makes the website look more professional and trustworthy.

Indirectly, this can have an impact on your Click-Through-Rate, which is one of the metrics used by Google as a ranking factor.

How to Add a Favicon in Wix

To add a favicon in Wix:

  1. From your Wix dashboard, click on Settings
  2. Select General > Website Settings from the options on the right
  3. Upload your favicon image from your device or select it from the image gallery

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How to Get Your Wix Favicon on Google

To get your Wix favicon displayed in Google search results:

  1. From your Wix dashboard, click on Settings
  2. Scroll down and select Advanced > Custom Code
  3. Click on Add Custom Code
  4. Paste this line of code into the corresponding field: <link rel = ”shortcut icon” href = ”Replace with your favicon URL”>
  5. Give a name to your custom code (in this case I called it ‘favicon’)
  6. Select Head Only because you want this line of code to go in the <head> of your website
  7. Click on Apply

Please note Google might take a few days to take notice of your favicon so don’t get frustrated if it doesn’t get displayed right away.

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Sources

https://support.wix.com/en/article/embedding-custom-code-to-your-site
https://support.wix.com/en/article/wix-editor-changing-your-favicon
https://increasily.com/how-to-display-your-favicon-in-search-results/

About Pasquale Mellone

Pasquale is Founder at Increasily.com, a digital strategy agency based in Dublin, Ireland; and Co-Founder at luxury ecommerce marketplace Thesidebe.com. Pasquale has +15 years of experience in Digital Marketing and Account Management. He currently lives in Dublin with his wife, stepdaughter and cat.

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