favicon(redirected from Shortcut icon)
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favicon(FAVorites ICON) An icon that is picked up from the website to accompany the site name in the Bookmarks/Favorites bar and on the browser tabs. The browser retrieves the icon by looking for the FAVICON.ICO file on the website. See Favorites.
|Favicons on the Browser|
|In this Chrome browser example, the favicons from The New York Times and Computer Language Company are on the tabs, while various other favicons are displayed on the bookmarks bar.|