In this tutorial we will show you how to change the default Moodle icons when creating your own theme. While the default icons that come with Moodle are good enough for a lot of basic installs when we are creating our own themes it is not unusual to come across situation where the default icons do not fit with the rest of your design. We will show you how to override the default icons rather than replacing them in the core. This way when we upload our theme to our website or someone else’s website our icons will automatically go with the theme so that we do not have to muck around modifying the core of Moodle to achieve the look and feel we are looking for.
Favicon’s for those that don’t know are the little icons that appear up in the address bar before the web address and in a users bookmark list before the webpage name. They are a small icon only 16*16 pixels in size. The purpose of this article is to give a quick run down on how to create and embed them… Continue reading