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Favicon generator

Post by Albert Wiersch » Tue Oct 06, 2015 4:34 pm

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You might think that favicons are easy and simple, like I did, until I found this favicon generator site that shows how complicated it can be to support various favicon resolutions and multiple system platforms (Desktop, Windows, IE, Android, iOS, etc).

I wanted to share it here:
http://realfavicongenerator.net/?cse

I am updating the some icons for our websites and just used it. I uploaded a 260x260 icon image (the size it recommends) and it generated a bunch of files at various resolutions and the HTML to put in the "head" section. Honestly, I'm not sure I want to put all that HTML in the head section just for a favicon but I have all the files I need and the HTML just in case.

You may want to review your site's favicon files.
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Re: Favicon generator

Post by artonweb » Sun Jan 17, 2016 12:10 pm

Thank you for your link.
Is there the capability a user to draw a custom icon?

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Re: Favicon generator

Post by RSteinwand » Mon Apr 25, 2016 8:47 am

I'm seeing some weirdness in my 404 logs the last couple weeks:

Mozilla/5.0+(Macintosh;+Intel+Mac+OS+X+10_11_4)+AppleWebKit/601.5.17+(KHTML,+like+Gecko)+Version/9.1+Safari/601.5.17

android-chrome-192x192.png+sizes=192x192
favicon-194x194.png+sizes=194x194
favicon-96x96.png+sizes=96x96
favicon-32x32.png+sizes=32x32

My icons are all declared like this, so for some reason, the space before sizes is changed to a plug sign for the requests:
<link rel=icon type=image/png href=/favicon-32x32.png sizes=32x32>

Maybe I need some plus size favicons? :?
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Re: Favicon generator

Post by JamesKievits » Tue Oct 04, 2016 8:22 pm

This is great, thanks for the link.

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