Solved

Internet Explorer 7 Tab Icon

Posted on 2008-06-19
11
1,321 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-24
Some web sites, such as Experts Exchange, have a custom icon on the tab of IE7.  What is the official name of this icon, and how can I add an image to my site using Front Page 2003?  What image format is suggested?
IE-Display-Icon.jpg
0
Comment
Question by:shrimpfork
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 5
  • 3
  • 3
11 Comments
 
LVL 31

Accepted Solution

by:
James Murrell earned 250 total points
ID: 21823453
here is how i do it

<link rel="shortcut icon" href="http://www.webbooker.net/favicon.ico">
<link rel="icon" type="image/ico" href="http://www.webbooker.net/favicon.ico">
<link rel="address bar icon" href="http://www.webbooker.net/favicon.ico">
0
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:James Murrell
ID: 21823596
0
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:brundo
ID: 21823825
... and the picture should be 16x16 or 32x32 in ico, png or gif format.
0
Windows Server 2016: All you need to know

Learn about Hyper-V features that increase functionality and usability of Microsoft Windows Server 2016. Also, throughout this eBook, you’ll find some basic PowerShell examples that will help you leverage the scripts in your environments!

 

Author Comment

by:shrimpfork
ID: 21824255
cs97jjm3
Im not exactly sure where to place the code.  I am planning on using the same icon throughout my site. Do I need to add it to the <head> of EVERY page, or can I add it to the footer section that I have on all of my pages?
0
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:James Murrell
ID: 21824719
add it to the head, my is just before the meta tags
0
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:James Murrell
ID: 21825293
if need be post your code here and i will show you where?

are you using a dwt? if so you just put it in that file
0
 

Author Comment

by:shrimpfork
ID: 21825346
I know where to add it in for a paticular page.  I'm trying to see if I can add it to my footer to avoid placing it on every page of our site.
0
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:James Murrell
ID: 21825366
i am afaid it cannot be done has to b in the head
0
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:brundo
ID: 21825712
Some years ago it was usual just to put the favicon.ico in the root folder of your web server, without changing the HTML code of pages in the website. But now it is not recommended... See W3C page: http://www.w3.org/2005/10/howto-favicon, method 2.

I would, as cs97jjm3 suggested, work with dynamic web templates, so that you have to write the link elements defining favicon only once. Dynamic web templates have other advantages, too :-))
0
 

Author Comment

by:shrimpfork
ID: 21826394
No I am not using Dymanic Web templetes.  I created the original site before Front Page and dynamic web templates were invented.  I have been using Front Page to make revisions and update the site since its development.  I'll have to look into converting over into the dynamic templates arena little more.
0
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:brundo
ID: 21826680
Did you consider find & replace through the HTML code of the whole site which can insert you those lines of code?
0

Featured Post

NFR key for Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365

Veeam is happy to provide a free NFR license (for 1 year, up to 10 users). This license allows for the non‑production use of Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 in your home lab without any feature limitations.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Replace Dreamweaver with what? 8 174
Drawing a Polygon with Google Maps 3 427
how is Publish different from Save within WordPress? 5 55
Google Autocomplete API 2 100
Now that Expression Web 4.0 (http://www.microsoft.com/expression/products/Upgrade.aspx) is free if you buy or have the full version of Expression Web 3.0, now is the best time to  migrate from FrontPage to Expression Web (http://www.frontpage-to-exp…
This guide will walk you through the essential considerations and tech stack for building scalable websites. Know how to grow your business the smart way!
The purpose of this video is to demonstrate how to automatically show related posts at the bottom of a blog post in WordPress. This will be demonstrated using a Windows 8 PC. Plugin “Yet Another Related Posts Plugin” will be used. Go to your…
The purpose of this video is to demonstrate how to set up the permalinks on a WordPress Website. This will be demonstrated using a Windows 8 PC. Go to your WordPress login page. This will look like the following: mywebsite.com/wp-login.php : Go t…

756 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question