ACKIMIFavicon - How To Create A Favicon.icoTry before you buy. Download any Adobe product for a free 30 day trial. Try Adobe Stock Free for One Month - Ends Soon! Mysteries Of The Favicon.ico — How To Create A Favicon In Photoshop A Favicon is a little custom icon that appears next to a website's URL in the address bar of a web browser. All you need to add a Favicon to your site is a Windows Icon (.ico) file usually called favicon.ico that you upload to the main directory of your website. Download The Plugin You'll need the Windows Icon (ICO) file format Photoshop Plugin to export to the .ico file format. Let's Begin Because 16 x 16 is such a small canvas area, it can be very difficult to be creative. The Design If you already have a logo you should reduce it to the 16 x 16 size to see if it holds up. When you're ready to test the design select Image>Image Size menu and enter 16 x 16. If you feel the icon is not quite what you wanted, just keep tweaking it until it is perfect. Saving The Custom Icon Troubleshooting 1. That's it.