How to Easily Replace the Favicon in Elgg 1.8

A Favicon is a small image that is displayed next to an URL in your web browser’s address bar. A favicon is important for branding and also for styling purposes. In this article I will show you How to easily replace the favicon in elgg 1.8

1. First, download the MyFavicon for Elgg 1.8 plugin here

2. Unzip the plugin in the mod folder of elgg. If you don’t know how to do that, please read this article.

3. Sign in to your Elgg network as an Administrator. On the Admin Dashboard sidebar menu, go to menu “Configure > Plugins”:

elgg administration favicon

4. Search for the plugin My Favicon and click on activate:

myfavicon elgg plugin arvixe

5. To use this plugin, Go to YourElggFolder/mod/myfavicon/graphics/favicon.ico and replace that favicon with your own. You need to provide your logo in favicon format, this plugin does not help you in converting other image formats:

replacing favicon elgg

This concludes How to easily replace the favicon in elgg 1.8

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Rodolfo Hernandez

I like photography and reading books. Currently working for Arvixe as Elgg Community Liaison. Elgg Security Expert Web Security Expert CEO of UDP SW Social Web

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