I can not get favicon to appear

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I am unable to get favicon for a site to appear. 

I found some 5 year old conversations about favicon. I followed the variations and none seem to work.

I need current instructions for inserting a favicon for my site.

Thank you.
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Right after I posted, I discovered a 2 day old item with different html.  I will try that.
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The link posted by themielman, Champion, leads to instructions which do not include instructions for installing a favicon using Sitebuilder Plus on homestead.com.
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After finding more hints and testing, the following steps have been shown to work for adding a favicon to a site using the homestead.com Websites Manager:
  • Create favicon.ico using your favorite image tools.
  • In Website Managers select your site and Edit site
  • On the home (index) page select Page Settings > Advanced Settings
  • Insert in <head> tag HTML:
    <link rel="shortcut icon" href="http://website-domain/favicon.ico" />
    . substituting the actual site domain name for website-domain.
  • Publish the page
  • Under the website name menu, select View File Manager
  • Import your favicon.ico file to the root of the site
  • Right-Click the file and select Publish
The Websites Manager requirement to explicitly publish favicon.ico using File Manager is missing from most writeups for adding favicons. This was the root cause of my favicon installation failure.
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You gotter' done?
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