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I've recently migrated a website of mine to https and now the favicon in Google's search results shows the general globe instead of the site's favicon.

This is how the favicon is defined:

<link rel="shortcut icon" href="/wp-content/uploads/fbrfg/favicon.ico">

The favicon is actually defined the same way as the http version of my site, I've made sure that it is accessible and the favicon is shown correctly on Chrome tabs.

I've also made sure that the main page of the website is indexed in Google Search Console.

Pages that still show up in the search results with their http version (yet to be crawled), have the correct favicon.

Any ideas?

  • Cross-posting is not allowed on the Stack Exchange network. You should delete your question at Stack Overflow. – John Conde Aug 15 at 22:33
  • My question here is SEO related – Ron Tesler Aug 15 at 23:44
  • You cannot pay the same question at two stack exchange sites at the same time. You need to delete the one posted at stack overflow as it is off topic there. – John Conde Aug 16 at 1:00
  • I would create an absolute URL for the favicon, including HTTPS protocol. – Evgeniy Aug 19 at 11:04
  • @Evgeniy Already did that a few days ago. No change. – Ron Tesler Aug 21 at 5:59

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