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Offline spambladder

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« on: September 07, 2002, 11:43:00 AM »
Hey!!  I want to include a Bookmark Icon on my site.  

I read a paper on HTMLgoodies.com about how to do it.  I built the icon and saved it as "favicon.ico" and placed it in the root dir or public_html in this case.  

When I bookmark the site, the icon doesn't appear in the favorites list. (using IE6)  

Does Lunar support *.ico file types?  

Also when I go to www.somedomain.com/favicon.ico it appears on the page but the color scheme seems to be altered.  

Any ideas to get this working would be appreciated.

Cheers, EE Guy

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« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2002, 12:22:00 PM »
I apologize...I may have posted this question a bit to early.  I turns out one may have to restart there computer once or twice before the icon appears.  

All fixed and working now.

EE Guy

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« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2002, 04:51:00 PM »
Sometimes Internet Explorer seems to be a bit funny about those .ico files.

Mine never remembers them properly, they disappear when I restart the computer.

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« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2002, 02:37:00 AM »
i've found that IE 5.5 works better at 6 for some reason when it comes to displaying favicons.

take a look at this site:

www.favicon.com

-Brian

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« Reply #4 on: September 09, 2002, 02:27:00 AM »
This little icon lives it own life;-)
I'm allways using the link method also.
 
code:
 <LINK REL="SHORTCUT ICON" HREF="http://www.yourdomain.com/favicon.ico"> 

This is the code if you have it in your root folder. It's OK to put it in your image folder or whatever.

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« Reply #5 on: September 26, 2002, 10:52:00 AM »
actually, I think that the bookmark icons are stored with the rest of the temp IE files, so when you dump your cached stuff, they're dumped too.  they are weird, though - sometimes they aren't even loaded into the URL address bar.  Webmonkey has a good introduction to these "favorites icons" (link), if you're interested.

-ok