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Creating Icons in the Favorites Menu

Tue Jul 29, 2003 8:13 pm

Hi,

Wondering if anyone knows how to make ur website have a nice little icon like Yahoo! does when you add it to your favorites.

The standard IE icon is getting rather boring dont u think?
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Re: Creating Icons in the Favorites Menu

Wed Jul 30, 2003 9:22 am

fc34 wrote:
Wondering if anyone knows how to make ur website have a nice little icon like Yahoo! does when you add it to your favorites.

The standard IE icon is getting rather boring dont u think?


this was already answered in this thread:

http://www.techreport.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=9150

just gotta make yer icon after all that =)
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Wed Jul 30, 2003 10:40 am

This looks like it might answer your questions: http://www.favicon.com/
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Thu Jul 31, 2003 2:00 am

thegleek: I was hoping for an explaination of the code that came with it.....after all, not all people know php.
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Thu Jul 31, 2003 8:08 am

It dosent seem to be working

<link rel="shortcut icon" href="xxx.ico">

this aint working

the icon comes up like the windows default (when it dosent know the file type)
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Thu Jul 31, 2003 10:06 am

First, you need to put the icon itself in the site's root with the name FAVICO.ICO

Then add this in the <head> section of every page in your site (SSIs might come in handy here):

<link REL="SHORTCUT ICON" href="favicon.ico">

As far as I know, there are some issues with this (not) working in Moz and derivates... but it works ok on IE
 
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Thu Jul 31, 2003 9:31 pm

is it ico or icon?
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Fri Aug 01, 2003 8:12 am

Ops, I think it's "favico.ico". Sorry :)
 
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Sat Aug 02, 2003 4:10 am

it dosent work for me under IE 6

It displays the icon similar to the one which windows gives to files with un-recognized file types.
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