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How to Display a Different Favicon for WordPress Admin

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Do you want to display a different favicon for wp-admin? This snippet comes in handy if you want to have a different favicon for both your WordPress dashboard and the frontend.

Instructions:

All you have to do is add this code to your theme’s functions.php file or in a site-specific plugin:

function favicon4admin() {
echo '<link rel="Shortcut Icon" type="image/x-icon" href="' . get_bloginfo('wpurl') . '/wp-content/favicon.ico" />';
}
add_action( 'admin_head', 'favicon4admin' );

Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly copy / paste code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.

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  1. what if it already does that? and you didn’t change anything? and there’s nothing like that in the functions?

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