favicon


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.

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.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
If you don't have a favicon but want to customise a Start Screen tile for your site, you can get customised code to make your site stand out with a background colour, an icon image, and a tile name.
One Conservative MP said he had not even been aware the favicons were on his website, because they were added by the website designer and did not appear on his web browser.
Worldwide Computer Products News-15 September 2009-ICONIX adds favicons to Truemark service(C)1995-2009 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
A THE favicon created an icon for a website that would be downloaded into bookmarks - a neat little option for web-builders.
For example, after several rounds of debate the difference between Favicon.
If the bubble is a pre-existing extension, the system tray icon matches the site's favicon.
Premium Portal has incorporated SEO into the administration features and is a key enhancement that showcases a robust model that includes a sitemap and robot file, page descriptions, custom meta tags, page titles, search friendly URLs and the ability to upload a favicon to the title bar.
The preview also includes favicons (for some sites), view counts, descriptions, and bolded search terms in the titles.
It is a world where market branding has become part of a visual digital landscape in the form of icons, favicons, and hyperlinked portal connections.