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Captain Favicon


Just install the plugin and you’ll then be able to upload a favicon for your site!

Upload a 16px x 16px image for normal support or a 32px x 32px for retina-support. Any sized image will work though!

Documentation: Captain Favicon Documentation


  • The options screen for Captain Favicon, where you can upload your favicon.
  • Captain Favicon uses WordPress' very own Media Uploader for uploading your favicon. You can also select a previously uploaded one from your Media Library.
  • The options screen after a favicon has been uploaded. You can view it there and also delete it if you don't want it anymore.


How to install this plugin?

  1. Search for “Captain Favicon” in the Add New Plugin section of your site or download it and upload it manually.
  2. Install and activate the plugin.
  3. Visit the Captain Favicon Settings page found under your Settings.
  4. Upload a favicon or select a previously uploaded one from your Media Library.
  5. Magic!


What Size Should My Favicon Be?

Ideally it should be 16px x 16px. If you’d like to support retina-support, upload a 32px x 32px favicon. Keep in mind that all image sizes will work, it’s just advised to make your image square.

How Can I Make a Favicon?

Using an Image Editor like Photoshop/GIMP or an online service like


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Contributors & Developers

“Captain Favicon” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • Translations Fixed & Working!


  • Slight Improvements All Around
  • Added Korean Translation


  • Code Formatting Clean-Up


  • Initial Release.