View Full Version : Favicon not working right
Mar 8th, 2004, 12:38 PM
Hey. I placed an icon in my home directory to be displayed in Explorer's address bar. The icon is 16 colors and is 16X16 in size. When I load my page it doesn't show up in the address bar, but it does appear after I bookmark the page. How do I make it show in the address bar without having to bookmark it? I've also used <LINK REL="SHORTCUT ICON" HREF="http://www.mysite.com/favicon.ico">and that didn't help.
Mar 12th, 2004, 08:52 PM
favicon.ico is set to work when the page is bookmarked - otherwise it will not show.
Mar 13th, 2004, 11:16 AM
Well, that settles it. Thanks.
Oct 10th, 2004, 01:38 AM
Although IE will only display favicons that have been bookmarked, this is not true for mozilla or opera. To display your favicon for these try;
<link rel="shortcut icon" href="/favicon.ico" type="image/favicon"/>
note the addition of "type". Never mind the "/" before ">", this is only for xhtml docs.
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