Favicons (short for “favorites icon”) ensure that your site is quickly identified when multiple tabs are open in a browser. It also helps users quickly scan to find a website in a list of browser bookmarks.
The IEEE favicon is a 16×16 pixel square icon that appears in the latest versions of digital browsers’ address bars, tabs, and bookmarks.
Sample favicon usage within a browser:
All official IEEE sites are required to use the IEEE favicon, or an approved IEEE sub-brand favicon, as a way to improve user experience and leverage the IEEE brand. Color can be customized to align with the color themes of the site. Contact the Digital & Creative Innovations team for review.
IEEE websites can use a sub-branded favicon, if the sub-brand is brand compliant. Examples of IEEE sub-brand favicons include: