Favicon not working?

  • alamode
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Post 3+ Months Ago

I just simply opened up a picture and made it 16x16 and saved it as favicon.ico in the root of my website, But its not working in either Firefox or IE.. Am i missing something?

I searched around and i read that only just adding favicon.ico in the root folder will do the trick..

Oh and i just renamed it to favicon.ico from favicon.jpg .. As Ms Paint doesnt have an option to save in ICO format
  • ATNO/TW
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Post 3+ Months Ago

You can't do that. That won't format it properly. You need an icon creator. See the sticky post at the top
website-design-forum/design-tip-favicons-that-small-icon-the-address-bar-t20434.html

There are several recommended in there and additional tips on how to create them.
  • webcosmo
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Post 3+ Months Ago

I made a blog entry on how to create a favicon, you can check that if you like cosmocentral.com/2008/03/transparent-favicon-how-to-make/
  • UPSGuy
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Post 3+ Months Ago

Make it with Photoshop. How-to in this thread. Or you could make an animated, as explained in this thread.
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Post 3+ Months Ago

Just so you know MS invented favicons so, of course, IE will not support them, makes perfect sense to me.

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