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icon in address bar

Posted on 2006-11-04
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I have a very little and small question i think here. I need to know how can i make an icon to appear in address bar when any visitor type in our url in address bar.
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
ID: 17874017
this feature is independant of the ASP.NET, but rather requires the correct browser support.
http://www.4guysfromrolla.com/webtech/tips/t120699-1.shtml
http://msdn.microsoft.com/workshop/Author/dhtml/howto/ShortcutIcon.asp
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by:shwaqar82
ID: 17874020
do i have to do it through coding or .........??
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
ID: 17874029
no. simply put the favicon.ico file in the web server root, and add the following line into your html files, ie into the <HEAD> section of them:
<LINK REL="SHORTCUT ICON" HREF="http://www.mydomain.com/myicon.ico">
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by:shwaqar82
ID: 17874040
favicon.ico.......where to get that file........is that different than the icon i need to show in address bar
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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>favicon.ico.......where to get that file........
you have to create that file, using an Icon Editor program (a picture editor that can save files in .ico format)

>is that different than the icon i need to show in address bar
I don't understand that question?
the icon file you specify in the LINK REL ... line has to have the same name as the file you actually created...
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by:shwaqar82
ID: 17874066
okie
favicon.ico......it is a image file having ico extension. Is that favicon.ico is the file that shows up on address bar

Im confused coz u used 2 diferent ico filein your post Date: 11/04/2006 10:53AM PST

i askin u if favicon.ico and myicon.ico is the same file or not.
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
ID: 17874076
sorry... the same LINK REL indeed was copied from a sample that used myicon.ico... replace that with favicon.ico , and indeed the favicon.ico will the image file that appears in the address bar.
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by:shwaqar82
ID: 17874178
that all i want ... cool man ...i cant check this thing in working condition now as im not in ofice. I willgive you your points whenever i make it work for me. The other thing........is that possible to make an animated favicon.ico........???

And the last thing is ...is there any way i can scroll the TITLE of the html page
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] earned 125 total points
ID: 17874400
animated favicon seems to work, but only in firefox, see here:
http://myvogonpoetry.com/wp/2005/10/10/animated-favicons/

scrolling title can also work using javascript:
http://www.hscripts.com/scripts/JavaScript/title-scrol.php
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by:shwaqar82
ID: 17880906
hi

now im in office and i tried to do it. I have 16X16 pix favicon.ico file in the web root directory. and i have following code in the head section of my default page
<LINK REL="SHORTCUT ICON" HREF="http://www.192.168.0.29/favicon.ico">
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by:shwaqar82
ID: 17880912
its not showing any kind of icon in the address bar nor it show any short cut icon when i save it in my favorites
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
ID: 17881782
I guess the www is too much:
<LINK REL="SHORTCUT ICON" HREF="http://192.168.0.29/favicon.ico">
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by:shwaqar82
ID: 17883483
its not working still
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