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Website Builder (for WordPress) - How to Add a Favicon

This article applies to the Bluehost Website Builder (for WordPress). For information about using the Bluehost Builder (our express website editor not connected to WordPress), please see Bluehost Builder - How to Add a Favicon.

If you are not sure which version you are currently using, please see Bluehost Website Builder (for WordPress) vs Bluehost Builder for more information.

Adding a favicon helps brand your website and makes it easy for your site visitors to get back to your site if they have multiple tabs open. Most websites use their logo.

The image should be around 16x16 pixels. Keep reading to learn how to add or update a favicon.

Adding a Favicon

To begin, you will need to access the Website Builder.

  1. From the side menu on the left, select Settings, and the “Settings” menu will open.
  2. Select My site, and the My site panel will appear.
  3. Select the Favicon.
  4. Select Click to upload favicon to open the image options.
  5. Select the My images tab, and you will see images currently being used on your site. You can use one of those images or skip to the next step to add your own image.
  6. Click the Add images button.
  7. From here, you can either upload an image from your computer by selecting Browse files or use an image hosted online by entering the image link.
  8. Click Save when you’re finished.

Changing your Favicon

  1. From the side menu on the left, select Settings, and the “Settings” menu will open.
  2. Select My site, and the My site panel will appear.
  3. Select Favicon, and you’ll see your current favicon.
  4. Hover over the image, and a menu will appear.
  5. Select the ‘image’ icon to open the image options.
  6. Select the My images tab, and you will see images currently being used on your site. You can use one of those or skip to the next step to add your own image.
  7. Click the Add images button.
  8. From here, you can either upload an image from your computer by selecting Browse files or use an image hosted online by entering the image link.
  9. Click Save when you’re finished.

Note: Your edits and updates are reflected instantly in Website Builder, but don’t forget to hit Save or Publish to save your work.