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    SitePoint Zealot zeeshan's Avatar
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    Does anyone know how sites (e.g. Sitepoint) show up with a smal iconn next to their name inmy Favourites menu (in IE)?

    I'd like to do that for my site but am unsure how to go about it.

    Thanks.

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    SitePoint Enthusiast malleron's Avatar
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    One way I was able to do this was to create a graphic (about 30 x 30 pixels) and save it as favicon.gif. Then I uploaded it to just about every directory on my server that had HTML pages. Then I surfed to my site, clicked to a random page and bookmarked it. Although IE sometimes has a delayed or selective reaction, the graphic did indeed show up when I viewed my Favorites.

    Of course, sometimes my own creativity runs dry and I resort to dipping into my collection of pre-made icon graphics for ideas. The best I've found so far is Jeffrey Zeldman's "Pardon My Icons" at http://www.zeldman.com/icon.html. Always quirky and sometimes disturbing stuff...but still genius.
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    SitePoint Zealot zeeshan's Avatar
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    Hmm...there has to be an easier way to do this!

    Or is this really the only way? (...nothing that involved META tags or anything?)

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    Known as the FavIcon, you'll find plenty of information at http://www.favicon.com

    And yes, it's the only way to do it
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