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Favicon not updating in Safari? sup with that... it's been 12 hours... PCs have no problem Don_Hoagie msg:979922 10:09 pm on Jun 21, 2006 (gmt 0) Anyone know the secret to getting a favicon to update itself on a Mac? Safari, Transmit, etc... none of the apps are showing the new favicon i made for a site 12 hours ago, while several PCs I checked were showing it right after I cleared their cache.
I cleared Safari's history and cache, nothin doin. FF Mac sees the new one once you clear the cache.
timster msg:979923 2:21 pm on Jun 22, 2006 (gmt 0)
This might be overkill but you can resetting Safari should do it. Don't have a Mac in front of me, but I think it's in the File menu. travelin cat msg:979924 3:53 pm on Jun 22, 2006 (gmt 0)
You don't want to reset Safari, that IS over kill.
Go to your User Root>Library>Safari>Icons
Inside Icons trash everything in there (If you are paranoid move everything to a safe location). I have done this many times to view upated/changed favicons.
From this point on everytime you visit a page the new favicon will appear. You may see new ones at old sites because Safari does not update this.
Don_Hoagie msg:979925 9:47 pm on Jun 22, 2006 (gmt 0)
hah thanks tc... i've always feared that "reset safari" option... sounds so... destructive