Finally decided to add a favicon to my website. Went around looking for an icon creator. Turns out, with this free plugin (ICO (Windows Icon) Format), I can use Photoshop to create icons. Installation was rather easy. Just had to extract a file into “C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop CS2\Plug-Ins\File Formats” and restart Photoshop. One thing to note, is that icon’s maximum image size is 255×255 pixels. At first I was wondering why the .ico format wouldn’t show up in the save-as image type list. The plug-in lists shows it was properly installed and loaded.
After you create the icon, just upload it to your website add the following 2 lines between the <head></head>:
<link rel="icon" href="http://example.com/favicon.ico" type="image/x-icon" />
<link rel="shortcut icon" href="http://example.com/favicon.ico" type="image/x-icon" />