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Change site ID icon

My wordpress site shown as #3 here http://screencast.com/t/OMiry6bMut has a tiny little icon that identifies the site.  I need to know where to change that in the back-end of wordpress?
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Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
It's called a favicon.  You need to make one, as it is a slightly special type cof graphic.  I recommend using this tool:

http://tools.dynamicdrive.com/favicon/

It will create a favicon.ico file from a graphic of your choice.  Once you have the file, upload it to the public root of your site via your cpanel.  Don't load it through the Wordpress media tab.
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rtod2Author Commented:
Jason, thank you.  I'm graphically challenged and have asked over here >> http://www.experts-exchange.com/Internet/Web_Development/Graphics/Q_27417584.html.  I'll come back to this once I have a file and pass it through that tool.
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Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
I'm graphically challenged too.  I always work with a graphic designer on professional projects and have a barter system with some artistic friends for personal stuff.  
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rtod2Author Commented:
Does it need any particular name or just favicon.ico?
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Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
It has to be favicon.ico.  Browsers will automatically look for that file when they hit your site.
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rtod2Author Commented:
yep, did that and no change.  I even renamed the other one as shown http://screencast.com/t/D3vV6puUq.  Very odd.
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Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
It may not show up right away.  The browsers cache the favicon so you typically don't see changes to it immediately.

Also, are you sure you put it in the right place?  Main site folder (where you wp-config.php file is)?
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rtod2Author Commented:
Looks like it to me http://screencast.com/t/ZakputaD ?
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rtod2Author Commented:
Perfect!  Browser Cache was the issue.
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Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
Here's what I see:

 favicon?
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