A visual survey of site icon terminology

Site icons recently landed in trunk using the terminology “Site icon”. We didn’t go with “favicon”. Favicon is an under-the-hood term, one with a lot of tedious history. Instead, we want to package title, tagline, and icon together as site identity. And, we already have some history with site/blog icon. Here’s a quick visual survey.

 

4.3 Beta

4.3 Beta uses “Site Icon”

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wordpress.com uses “Blog Picture/Icon”

Jetpack uses Site Icon and references favicon.

Jetpack uses Site Icon and references favicon.

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