Google Adding Favicons to Webmaster Tools Site List?

Jan 12, 2010 • 8:51 am | comments (6) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Google Search Engine Optimization
 

A DigitalPoint Forums thread has an image of Google adding Favorite Icons (favicons) in the site list. I personally do not see them, but here is a picture from the thread:

Favicons in Google Webmaster Tools?

I am pretty sure this is new, because the favicons are not showing up in my Webmaster Tools console.

What does this do for you? Not much - but it does help you differentiate the sites in the list a bit faster.

Forum discussion at DigitalPoint Forums.

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Comments:

No Name

01/12/2010 05:41 pm

It's showing up for me when I log in. I think it looks nice, and it does help you scan the list if you have a lot of sites.

Mercylivi

01/12/2010 05:58 pm

Yes, It does show for me as well. It does helps in differentiate sites when u have long list of sites added in webmaster tools.

David Iwanow

01/13/2010 04:11 am

Yes, i think its great for developers and agencies who have a large number of clients.

jack

01/13/2010 07:40 am

yes,it only help you see clearly if u have lots of webs

Martin Greenwood

01/13/2010 08:09 am

I work for a large web design and print agency, they show up in our account and I think that it helps with quicky finding the requested site.

Matt Wilson

01/21/2010 04:14 pm

I have over 20 websites on my account and only one of them has the icon.

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