My favicon will not show up. I have searched the site for similar questions and I do not see where I am going wrong. Here is my tag:

<link rel="shortcut icon" href="/favicon.ico" type="image/x-icon"  />

Do you see anything wrong here? I have my favicon.ico in the correct directory. I am testing this locally in incognito via google chrome.


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load faveicon.ico url directly using firefox, will show you if there is problem, for example not loading or wrong image type is that.


If you are using the tag, then try giving the path to a jpeg/png file. Even that renders properly as a favicon.

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