August 7th, 2003, 01:09 PM
Logo on webpage, appears to be an icon.
When a user goes to my website and bookmarks it or adds it to their favorites how do I make it show up as an icon aslo?
here is an example of a site that I am talking about. If you bookmark their site, their logo stays in your browser....
let me know! thanks,
August 8th, 2003, 07:53 AM
adding the icon is easy.
1. create icon (16x16x256)
2. save as favicon.ico in the root folder of the site
3. add the following to the head:
<link rel="shortcut icon" href="http://www.mydomain.com/favicon.ico" />
bear in mind that this wil only work as long as the user has your icon cached. If they empty their cache your icon is gone and there ain't no bringing it back unless they rebookmark the page.
August 8th, 2003, 08:55 AM
August 8th, 2003, 09:20 AM
ok, im having trouble making the icon, i am using photoshop, should i use something else? what format should the .ico file be in? can i just rename a .gif to .ico and it will work????
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August 8th, 2003, 10:33 AM
you'll need a third party prog make an ico file. I use LiquidIcon XP. It lets you do loads of stuff and best of all - its free!
Just create the icon in PS and then start LI, use the capture facility and click on your ps image - bingo
There are others which let you import different file formats. Michalengelo is a good all round icon and cursor maker but its shareware.
Last edited by icy_polecat; August 8th, 2003 at 10:36 AM.