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    I noticed that several sites will insert an image in your bookmark, like an icon instead of the usual IE symbol (for IE 5.0+). I am wondering how can this be done? I am also wondering how can you insert an image in your url field instead of the IE symbol?
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    IE looks for an image called favicon.ico and uses that if it finds it. Simple upload that onto your server and IE will use it (I assume). I figued this out after looking over my Apache error logs and trying to figure out why the hell so many people were looking for favicon.ico...



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    do you know how to make a favicon.ico file? Can you use a regular gif image and rename them to a ico file? if not, can you explain to me how to make a ico file?
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    go to: http://www.chami.com/tips/internet/110599I.html
    It will tell you how large the icon is supposed to be and both ways to add it to you page. Good luck (:
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    most pc magazine CD,s have a copy of microangelo on them - just the job for icons & cursors.

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    I recently learned that all you have to do is make a 16 x 16px gif image and save it as a favicon.ico file and upload it in the server's main directory. That simple.

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