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Re: [vox-tech] [web-dev] Setting website icons?
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Re: [vox-tech] [web-dev] Setting website icons?

so what tools can be used to create this ico?  can you just create a 16x16
gif and convert it with something?


> On Mon, Jun 10, 2002 at 11:34:45AM -0700, Mark K. Ki>
> You need to throw a "favicon.ico" file in the root of your domain.
> (You CAN override/change it via HTML for particular files... I don't know
> the syntax offhand.)
> A .ico is, of course, a MICROS~1 WINDOWS icon file.  Getting one that
> works just right can be a little tricky.  I use some NetPBM tool or
> something to tweak mine.  (It's been a while.  BillsGames.com, LUGOD.org
> and NewBreedSoftware.com all have their own icons.  The latter two are
> ones I whipped up in The GIMP and then converted.)
> Konqueror supports icons, too.  It's actually kind of a nice feature.
> Gives extra feedback when browsing a list of URLs in history/pulldowns/etc.,
> as well as when looking at your taskbar.  (The program with the "/." icon
> is Konqueror visiting some page on Slashdot.  The one with the penguin is
> a LUGOD.org page.  And so forth)
> -bill!
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