Over time, the Favicon cache in Safari grows larger and means that it must take longer to search for the correct icon when it loads the page, so it does slow Safari down somewhat.Here’s an example of a typical Favicon in Safari: Safari stores Favicons in a database file inside your Library folder, so the first thing to do is navigate to that and locate the file as follows: 1. In the drop-down window that appears, type but before you delete it, you might want to Get Info (COMMAND I) and check the size.One such method is to delete the Favicons used by Safari.This guide shows you how to delete the Favicon database in a few simple steps.Assuming you've uploaded to the right place and your browser's cache is clear, it should update with your image.In some cases, you may need to visit the file directly; simply go to
Upload your new icon (it is important that it is named favicon.ico) 4. Make sure your web browser is not caching your site by clearing the cache, you can read instructions on how to do this here: 2. Our old style themes contained a small bug which prevented favicons from working.A favicon is basically a website or bookmark icon which is displayed in Safari’s address bar to help you quickly identify a website (and it’s also used in the bookmarks list).These icons are typically just 16 x 16 pixels and have a extension, and because they’re not essential for websites to run properly, they can be safely removed.Favicon has different behaviors in different browsers.And most browser needs the icon to be on the same domain as the blog.