A favicon is a small graphic normally 16x16 pixels, though it can be larger, often displayed in the address or tab bar (left of the url) of your browser.

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Favicon, icon, shortcut icon, apple-touch-icon: Are there any others?

I know of 2 basic kinds of default web icons for websites: Favicon: place an .ico formatted file at the root of your site named favicon.ico and most desktop browsers will find it and display it in ...
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Files I should have on every website

I would like to have a list of files that should exist on every website. The idea is to please most browsers and bots and get down with the number of 404 messages in the logs. So far I have the ...
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Does favicon have any impact on SEO?

I'm looking for advice about favicons and their impacts on search engines. Recently I noticed a site which changes its favicon every time you load another page without losing overall recognition of ...
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HTML favicon wont show on google chrome

I am making a HTML page that is unpublished and that I just started. The first thing I wanted to do was add a favicon to appear next to the title. I'm using google chrome and I noticed that other ...
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Why is my favicon broken in Firefox?

My new favicon works in Safari and Chrome, but it's weirdly split in Firefox on Mac or Windows: However, if you navigate to the favicon itself it appears fine: You can see how it looks in your ...