Help! I want a favicon, I mean blavatar

Let’s clear this up once and for all. You get a WordPress blog and then notice that other blogs don’t have the Word Press icon next to their URL in their address bar.

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First, you have to know what the cute little thing is named. It is called a “favicon” due to it originally showing when you added a site to your favorites in Internet Explorer.*

Second, you need to that WP gave it their own name, Blavatar.  If you search for “favicon” in Word Press Help there are instructions on how to add your own:

http://support.wordpress.com/avatars/blavatars/

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