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Favorites Icon - Creating and Installing a FAVICON.ICO File

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Modified on Thu, Jan 21, 2010, 3:01 PM by Administrator Categorized as ASP·NET Web Forms, HTML and CSS

Overview

This article demonstrates how to create a "Favorites Icon" for your website, which many browsers and operating systems will associate with a bookmark to your site.

Procedure

1. Create a favicon.ico file

2. Install the favicon.ico file in the root of your domain, (e.g., www.mydomain.com/favicon.ico) or in the same directory as your HTML file.

3. Add the following two lines to the head section of your HTML file.

<link rel="icon" href="favicon.ico" type="image/x-icon"> 
<link rel="shortcut icon" href="favicon.ico" type="image/x-icon">

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