Microsoft has adopted the Chromium open source project in the development of Microsoft Edge on the desktop to create better web compatibility. This new Microsoft Edge runs on the same Chromium web engine as the Google Chrome browser, offering you best in class web compatibility and performance.
The new Chromium based Microsoft Edge is supported on all versions of Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server (2016 and above), Windows Server (2008 R2 to 2012 R2), and macOS.
You can keep track of the websites you visit frequently by adding them as favorites in Microsoft Edge.
The favorites bar is a toolbar in Microsoft Edge that you can add your favorite websites you visit frequently on to make opening them faster and more convenient.
You can have each added site show icon only or name and icon on the favorites bar.
This tutorial will show you how to show icon only or show name and icon for sites on the favorites bar in the Chromium based Microsoft Edge.
Open Microsoft Edge.
Right click on a site on the favorites bar. (see screenshots below)
Click/tap on Show icon only to check (show icon only) or uncheck (default - show name and icon) it for what you want.
This will not be available for folders on the favorites bar.