Free smiley faces are available on websites such as FreeSmileys.org, 4Smileys.com and AllSmileys.com. These websites include multiple categories of smiley faces, and they feature options to download the animated smileys as GIF files or to copy the codes necessary to use these smileys on forums and other websites.
On FreeSmileys.org, click on the Smileys link, navigate to the Smiley Galleries section, and click on the link of the desired gallery. Use the Forum and HTML codes beneath each smiley to add them to forum posts and website layouts, respectively. To open a specific smiley in a new tab, copy the URL link, paste it in the address bar, and press Enter. Save the smiley as a GIF file by right-clicking on it, selecting the Save Image As option, specifying its name and clicking Save.
On 4Smileys.com, select a category from the home page, and save the desired smiley via the Save Image As option. Alternatively, click on a smiley to access the list of codes, and click on the Copy Code button for the one you need.
On AllSmileys.com, use the search field to find specific smileys, or specify a category and subcategory. Each subcategory lists the rating and the number of times each smiley has been copied and added as favorite. Click on the Copy to Clipboard button to get the HTML code immediately, or click on Copy BBCode for Forum after clicking on the desired smiley to access the other codes.