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How do I force IE to use my Favicon?
Force my favicon
teksun




msg:572800
 11:09 pm on Mar 28, 2006 (gmt 0)

Is there a way to force IE to use my favicon

 

zooloo




msg:572801
 11:18 pm on Mar 28, 2006 (gmt 0)

In the <head> section put...

<link rel="shortcut icon" href="favicon.ico" />

(Assumes your favicon is in the root)

I think IE only dispays it if you bookmark the page.. but I could be wrong.

zoo

Conard




msg:572802
 12:15 am on Mar 29, 2006 (gmt 0)

It will also disappear as soon as the cache is full or it's cleaned out.

innocbystr




msg:572803
 5:18 am on Mar 29, 2006 (gmt 0)

For some reason IE doesn't make full use the favicon like Firefox, Netscape, Opera, etc. I read somewhere that Microsoft originally developed it for IE 5.x as a bookmark tool.

bezaleel




msg:572804
 10:23 am on Mar 31, 2006 (gmt 0)

Conard and Zooloo are correct.
Let's hope it gets sorted out in IE7.

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