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A favicon is a small icon displayed next to the URL of a website or next to the title of website in a tab.

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How to add images to m3u8 playlist entries?

I'm assembling a m3u8 playlist of TV live streams. The streams themselves are m3u8 files on the web. I would like to add icons the the entries of the playlist. Unfortunately I was not successful in ...
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Firefox bookmark icons won't show correct icon - only shows the default icon

Whenever I bookmark a site on Firefox, the bookmark always has an icon that looks like this. How do I change it to use the icon of the page that this link is attached to?
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How can I change the folder icon for the Google Drive for Desktop folder?

I'm using Windows, and I want to put a custom icon, .png or .ico, on this Google Drive Folder. (Currently it's named ANNA, but it'll be changed) This is a drive that leads directly to my Google Drive....
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Why are favicons not showing up on Google?

When I type in a URL or bookmark name on Google Chrome, sometimes the favicon for the website doesn't show up. Instead what shows up and it shows a white star instead. It's not a big problem, but ...
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How do I load locally saved icons on "new tab" homepage firefox?

I would like to know if it is possible to load icons stored on my computer in the "new tab" homepage of firefox. This came out because when firefox starts, it takes massive time to load the ...
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How can I make a favicon stay static?

I'd like to prevent the favicon from changing on Firefox on my Mac. I'm thinking that I might be able to do it with Grease Monkey. My goal is to prevent things like Slack from changing the Favicon to ...
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Is it possible to get chrome to export bookmarks (in HTML) with higher res favicons?

When I export bookmarks from chrome it's always as an HTML with favicon data. Something along the lines of ICON="data:image/png;base64,<base64 code here>" However, when I decode the ...
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Bookmark icon changes need them changed back

Why would we want to visit every bookmark we have just because Chrome decided to change the icons. I have 1000's, there has to be a way to change them back to normal without loading of every one in ...
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Mail client sender icons

Why do email clients (for example, Windows Mail) display icons (sender pictures) from several companies? As you can see, Microsoft, Tubmlr, Paypal provide pictures, as well as Go Daddy, Amazon, ...
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How do I remove the favicons from Google search results?

See the favicons with the red box around them. This is a recent addition and is not caused by anything else as it's a fresh install of chrome. I would like to disable these. Is there a setting in ...
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Add favicon to websites that do not already have them Safari

When I launch Safari to the favorites page, most of the websites I have saved do not have favicons. They instead show one letter in the box. Is there a way I could add my own favicons for these ...
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How can this Stack Exchange site have an animated favicon?

Yesterday I was browsing on https://stackexchange.com and noticed that the list of all Stack Exchange has an animated favicon: How is this possible? I thought favicons were static ICO files, ...
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how to change favicon odoo

I tried to change Favicon, but after different attempts, I didn't succeed, so here's what I did. My version of odoo is 12.0. i went in : addons/web/static/src/img . i have deleted the favicon.ico, ...
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How are the Icons for "top sites" in the firefox new tab rendered?

When I open a new tab in firefox, I get the top sites based on my history, or based on what I select to be shown. One row from that list of top sites is shown here. Some are simply rectangular (eg ...
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Is there a way to create a URL shortcut on the desktop with the favicon of a website?

I would like to add a URL shorcut on my desktop. I use Xfce. I would like a script or trick that would give me the favicon of the website URL paste in the shorcut. Before this, when I was using ...
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Wrong Favicons in Firefox

I am getting wrong favicons when I bookmark sites in Firefox 56.0 (64-bit). For example, when I bookmark Stackoverflow.com, I get a favicon for Reddit.com. Any idea why this would be, or how I can ...
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Edge does not show all icons in favorite bar

I have been using Microsoft Edge for around 8 months now. While at the beginning none of my favorites in the favorite bar had an icon, after a few days the icons started to be display. However, it is ...
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How to disable animated favicons?

How to globally disable favicon animation? I don't want to install addons. example website with animated favicon: http://gimpchat.com/ (archived page if the website is down)
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Lost all favicons in Chrome bookmarks bar after update

I recently updated Chrome to v54.0.2840.71m on Windows 7. After the update I lost all of the favicons on my bookmarks bar and in my bookmarks folders (bookmarks for several hundred sites). Even if I ...
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Blank favicon for redirecting bookmark on Google Chrome

I've bookmarked the Messenger website on chrome. When visiting this website, users are redirected to their most recent conversation. As a result, my bookmark's favicon is left blank. Is there a way to ...
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What are these favicon-like icons called in Chrome?

I just noticed some icons on the right side of the url in Chrome (on a Mac) with favicons of technologies used by the current website. Clicking on the single icon shows a dropdown/tooltip with ...
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How to refresh blank bookmark favicons in chrome

I encounter a problem which I saw blank favicons in my bookmarks. I use Windows 7, Version 46.0.2490.86 m. I searched for other question on this subject and tried their solutions without success.
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How do I get Safari 9 to use my new pinned tab icon?

Safari 9 on OSX supports showing icons on its new pinned tabs, using the following syntax: <link rel="mask-icon" color="red" href="/mask-icon.svg"> However after adding this line, reloading my ...
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Windows 7 explorer won't refresh favicon (.ico) thumbnail

Windows 7 - I have a folder on my computer which was copied from another location. It contains a .ico file and some other .png files. After copying the directory, I overwrote all the files with new ...
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How to force google chrome sync to update site favicon

So here is my problem, I accidentally (still not sure how) changed Google home page favicon to another's site favicon, and now I can't change it back. It's synchronized across all my devices. So far I ...
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Why does my google icon website keeps changing?

I've installed chrome 3 weeks ago and fully changed from Firefox. I started noticing one week in that my Google icon (www.google.pt) website keeps changing to the League of Legends icon although I ...
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Change Google Chrome about:blank favicon

I have a very strange favicon showing up in Google Chrome on the about:blank page: How can I change this back to the normal blank document favicon? I'm on Mac OSX, and have had this problem on both ...
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A no-background favicon for my website?

Many websites offer such sort of favicons like this website itself. Look at it. There's no white background to ruin everything right? Now, I'm not that professional, but here's what I want: I want to ...
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ICO image file with no specific dimension

I have a Windows XP SP2. When I download ICO files from this page, they show no width and height properties. However, they all show the same file size: 108 KB, which is way too large for the site ...
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How can I force a bookmark on the toolbar to use a specific favicon?

I have a bookmark to https://tornexto.appspot.com/next?folder=comics. The app that serves that page just does 302 redirect to next item from my comics folder on The Old Reader. The site has a ...
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Grab favicon.ico using Google Chrome dev tools

Where can I grab the favicon of a website using Google Chrome dev tools. I have access to the resources (html, css, js, images, etc.) but I cannot find the favicon. Where is the favicon hidden in the ...
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What web server is using this favicon? [closed]

This might seem like an odd question but I see no option but to ask it anyway. I have seen this favicon like a million times. But I just can't figure out what server uses this favicon. It's a red ...
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Is it possible to sort history by favicon in Firefox?

In Firefox 15.0.1 (for Windows desktop), is it possible to sort history by favicon?
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How can I make Firefox display favicons in the address bar?

Firefox 14 drops the icon from its address bar - what is a good way of getting it back? I fully understand the security concerns, but I am missing the icon - having it in the tab only isn't the same. ...
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Reload of Firefox bookmarks favicons

After updating my Firefox from version 12 to version 13, my bookmarks favicons have gone. I wonder whether it's possible to force the browser to only download/refresh the favicons for all my ...
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How to change Google Chrome's default fallback Favicon

When you visit google.com you see its favicon: An icon you easily associate with Google. But now why do I also get Google's favicon on pages with no favicon? It seems to work like a fallback ...
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Can Safari 5.1 for Mac OS display favicons for bookmarks in the Bookmarks Bar?

When bookmarking a web site, most contemporary browser will display the site's favicon next to the bookmark, both in the bookmark view and the bookmark toolbar. This is a useful feature. In the ...
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How to refresh bookmark favicons in chrome

I updated favicons for a bunch of my websites. Refreshing the website does indeed show the updated favicon in the browser tab, however the bookmarks for those websites still have the old favicon. ...
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What browsers support favicons for JavaScript bookmarklets?

What browsers support favicons for JavaScript bookmarklets (either natively or via an extension)? I have quite a few and would like to add the relevant service icons to them.
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In Chrome, how can I reduce the empty space between bookmarks in the toolbar?

I have many bookmarks in the bookmarks toolbar in Chrome, most of them without any text (i.e. only showing the favicon). However, I find that there is too much blank space between the bookmarks/icons ...
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Remove default favicon on localhost

I developed a website with a favicon and now every time I access localhost (for my other projects), I get that same favicon showing up. I'm on OSX, using Chrome. I tried clearing the cache; it flashed ...
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No favicons in Chrome

I've just imported bookmarks into Google Chrome, but none of the bookmarks show their favicons, neither in the bookmark bar nor under the "Other bookmarks" menu. Ctrl-refreshing pages doesn't fix this....
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Set a custom favicon locally, that carries across the entire site

Is there a way to add a custom favicon to an App Tab? In the above thread, @admintech links to a great plugin for changing favicons which covers both the bookmarks folder and the address bar/tab bar ...
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Is there a way to add a custom favicon to an App Tab?

Since the release of Firefox "5", I've come to really love the new "App Tabs" feature. However, I've now realized that several internal websites at work do not have favicons. So, when I make an App ...
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How to use a Favicon when creating a shortcut to an URL

If I create a shortcut on my Desktop using Right Click < New < Shortcut Then entering am address like http://www.mytest.com is there anyway for this to grab the favicon used and use it for ...
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How can I get favicons to appear in tabs in Firefox 4?

I upgraded to Firefox 4 and now favicons don't show in my tabs. How to I get them to show? They exist in the bookmarks.
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Remove unwanted Favicon from constantly appearing in unrelated URLs

Remove unwanted Favicon from constantly appearing in unrelated URLs A favicon is constantly appearing in the URL in totally unrelated websites. How can I get rid of this favicon?
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Almost no FavIcons showing in IE9?

Many websites that have Favicons are not showing them in my installation of IE9. The few that do show up include Bing, Windows Live, and Microsoft.com. Even superuser.com shows the default IE logo! ...
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How can I add a favicon to a bookmarklet in Google Chrome?

I'm on OS X and I want my bookmarklets to have favicons. I already found two articles but they didn't help much: http://www.tapper-ware.net/blog/?p=97#comment-2076 It's a great article but as I ...
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Customizing Google Chrome's bookmarks bar

I just installed Google Chrome 7, and I am frustrated with the behavior of the bookmarks bar. I am wondering if there are any ways to get the following behaviors: I would like the bookmarks bar to ...
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