An easy way to create your web site’s favorites/shortcut/bookmark icon in Photoshop.
Favicon is short for favorite icon, and also described as a shortcut icon, a tab icon, or a bookmark icon among other things, a favicon is a small, usually 16×16 mini logo you can use on your website. If a browser supports it, it will display the favicon in the places like the address bar, the bookmarks bar, tabs, page history, browsing data, etc.
Favicons are saved as ICO files, a file format that saves multiple images at different sizes for scaling purposes.
Creating ICO Files in Photoshop
This plugin allows you to save files in the Windows .ico format, suitable for desktop icons and website favicons. The file should be one of the following resolutions: 16×16, 32×32 or 64×64.
To Install the Plugin, Download the plugin Extract the downloaded file (e.g. unzip it in Windows) and move the plugin file to your Photoshop Plug-Ins folder. Start Photoshop. Create or open a file with one of the correct dimensions (see above) and select File > Save > As. You can now choose .ico as one of the format options.