logo as part of a url in browser

How do I create a small logo that I can display as part of an url in the browser.  For example, www.google.com web site has a small logo in front of its url.

Thanks
kieferh01Asked:
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sajuksCommented:
You are talking about favicons
Check this link for a details answer
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Web/Graphics/Q_20863025.html
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Mind_nlCommented:
yep thats it, make a windows icon file of the logo (.ico) You can use something like Microangelo to convert a picture to .ico Name the icon "favicon.ico" and put it in the root directory of your site. Thats all there is to it. Good luck!
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nurbekCommented:

<link rel="shortcut icon" href="myicon.ico">

but the user (client) should create a "short cut"  
(add to favorities)

then the user will be able to see the icon
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mrwebdevCommented:
Or build it online for free using:
http://imageauthor.com/

This link has very detailed information:
http://www.favicon.com/
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DaydreamsCommented:
Hi kieferh01,

I have used IconEdit, and it's good for creating favicons. You can import your own images:

http://www.4-software-downloads.com/program_details/7742

Microangelo is also good.

I have also used SnIco Edit (freeware):

http://www.snidesoft.com/icoedit.html
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FahdmurtazaCommented:
I think they have told you much more. Just make a logo and use as favicon. Just do it man!
Regards,
Fahd Murtaza
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michaelbuddyCommented:
for windows, there is a great free icon editor.

http://cursorarts.com/ iconforge.  also active icons isn't too shabby either.  free.
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JoshPowellCommented:
HINT: The simple awnser is to create a new icon, name it favicon.ico, and place it in your root directory. You can add the meta tag if you wish, but that is only needed if the filename is something other the favicon.ico. Its probably best just to keep if favicon.ico, that way you don't need to modify your code.

Josh
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