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For questions about the icons for StackExchange sites that are displayed in location bars, tabs, and bookmarks.

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2009 Google logo is still used

Clicking the "Join" option when you visit a stack exchange you're not a part of yet, gives you the option to sign in, with the same OAuth provider you used to sign in to other stack exchanges. The ...
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Site icons wrong on some sites [duplicate]

So this is kind of weird, and I'm not sure what the issue is, but when on some sites (I.e. Stack Overflow), the icons are incorrect. The screenshot explains it better. Things look fine here on the ...
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Hot Network Questions favicons are completely shuffled around [duplicate]

A few of the Hot Network Questions icons are shuffled around for some reason. For instance, "Really, really hard wood - how is it cut and formed" is not a Workplace link, it is a worldbuilding link. ...
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Suggest the change of the default site icon [duplicate]

How is it possible to suggest a change to a default site icon? I noticed a lot of sites with a default one.
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A site URL changed and now its icon in SEDE is broken

This has happened before, and it's happened again, all because Cognitive Sciences recently was renamed Psychology & Neuroscience, with a change to the URL. The first thing that needs to be fixed ...
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Viewing reputation notifications on chat.SE shows the wrong favicons [duplicate]

I just got some rep notifications while I was chatting on chat.SE. Thanks to this awesome script, I have a top bar in chat, so I see something like this: Now, suspecting that something may be wrong ...
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What can I do if I mix up PCG.se and FOS.se icons?

I really like to see the Hot P(P)CG Network Questions, and I know how to identify them with its icon . Unfortunately, I sometimes click on a "wrong" link that bring me to an Open Source question, ...
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Off-by-one site icons? [duplicate]

For the past few days I've noticed that some icons in the Hot Network Questions on the right side of my browser window, and the "A list of all Stack Exchange sites" dropdown in the menu bar have ...
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Site icons appear to have slipped again [duplicate]

My current inbox: Given that the room in question is not associated with QA... I think there's a bug swimming in this pool :)
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Smaller-than-others favicon in Firefox for Stack Exchange sites

As the title says, I find small-ish the favicon of Stack Overflow in the bookmarks bar on the latest Firefox (57). Is this intended? Edit: Confirmed, the same happens in Server Fault (and probably ...
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What are the communities in Meta Stack Exchange's header?

The Meta Stack Exchange site banner includes logos from a variety of different communities on the Stack Exchange network. The largest communities are easily recognizable ( Stack Overflow, Arqade, ...
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Blog favicon is not transparent

Just noticed a difference between the blog favicon and Stack Overflow favicon: The ordinary favicon is transparent, while the blog favicon is not, which look worse. Something similar was ...
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FCC is using Stack Overflow icon to download a PDF on filings website

While preparing to file my own comment on FCC Docket 17-1078 Restoring Internet Freedom (whether ISPs should be treated as common carriers under Title II of the Communications Act of 1934) I noticed ...
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To whomever makes the per-site icons: Thank you [duplicate]

I've always been a fan of the unique icons made for each community on Stack Exchange. Is there a Stack Exchange employee who makes them? Or are they made by community members on each site? Whoever ...
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RSS feed for localized Stack Overflow sites uses favicon from English Stack Overflow

RSS feed page for localized SO sites uses favicon from enSO. E.g. ruSO uses favicons with blue color: main site: meta site: But if you open RSS feed from these sites you'll see icons used ...
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Blog page with out favicon

I clicked the BLOG link listed in the Stack Exchange side bar. The page opened with out the favicon.
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Icon for pinned tabs in Safari?

It would be nice to have an icon for pinned tabs in Safari. As it is, SE kind of stands out (in a not cool way):
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The favicon for the 2016 Winterbash page is broken

On the 2016 Winterbash page (which is currently a countdown), the http call to get the favicon currently reutrns the html for the page, rather than the icon itself. And as such, we get an ugly ...
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Favicon of Earth Science and Spanish are too similar

The favicon is used in various places around the Stack Exchange (SE) network, to identify the site. Currently, Earth Science has for main and for meta. The problem I see is that these are awfully ...
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Favicons looking weird in address bar suggestions

Site favicons are blurry and look smaller in address bar autocomplete suggestions. Picture worth a thousand words: I'm using the latest Firefox Developer Edition, but I've been seeing this for maybe ...
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Change favicon when there's a notification

I recently realized that it would be helpful to me (and probably other users as well) if a notification about unread answers would also show in a favicon, for example as a red circle in its top-right ...
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Favicon size differences

I was looking at the favicons of some Stack Exchange sites for a code-golf challenge I made, when I noticed that there were a few that had different sizes than the rest. Here's a compiled version of ...
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Site favicons shifted on the profile page and communities list

Site icons on my profile page look wrong. (You won't see those icons on my page, so the link leads to yours). Looks like they're cut from a single long image and the "cutting frame" is shifted down a ...
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The Meta Stack Exchange favicon URL does not follow the pattern of other sites' favicons

Standard sites: https://cdn.sstatic.net/Sites/askubuntu/img/favicon.ico https://cdn.sstatic.net/Sites/skeptics/img/favicon.ico Meta sites: https://cdn.sstatic.net/Sites/askubuntumeta/img/favicon....
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Use Stack Overflow favicon on Stack Overflow Business

The current Stack Overflow Business page is related to Stack Overflow. However, it uses a PNG as its browser icon. It seems appropriate to use the Stack Overflow favicon instead. Here is a view of ...
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Title for the icons in per-site and per-site meta

When hover the icons of the Meta User and Main User in the profile page on per-site and per-site meta, I see the title as meta site favicon and parent site favicon. These titles are applied only for ...
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How is an icon for a site created or added to that site?

If I created an icon for a site on SE, how could it become the official one? (Instead of the light-blue speech bubble with initials in it)
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Why is preview sometimes not shown when sharing a post on Facebook?

Why sometimes the preview part of Facebook post sharing a post from StackExchange site remains empty? (By preview part I mean the picture which usually contains site icon. IIRC if the question ...
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Site switcher favicon incorrect on some blogs

After the issue of broken favicons on the site switcher was fixed, I noticed the Super User blog had incorrect site switcher favicons: It's the Stack Exchange favicon, not the Super User and ...
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The “apple-touch-icon” not displayed in older messages in chat/transcript

I do not know what the correct name is (perhaps favicon), but is seems that the image shown in oneboxed posts in chat seems to have changed url from the format http://cdn.sstatic.net/_site_/img/apple-...
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HTML Flair Formatting Frakked-Up by Huge Favicon

The HTML version of the per-site flair (intended for embedding via <iframe>) seems to have originally been designed assuming a 16px favicon. However, the size of the actual favicon has since ...
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Site icons in the Super Collider are not SVG format [duplicate]

Recently, lots of images became SVG, for example the Inbox and the Achievements icons. However, the Super Collider site favicons are their usual blurry selves: Note that the SE logo in the top bar ...
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Bulletin box icon appears as site icon instead of Stack Overflow

In the community box at the moment is a link to a Stack Overflow Developer Survey, however viewing this box on sites other than Stack Overflow, it uses the site's icon instead. The cause is on the ...
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The stackapps icon is missing in the global logout page

I just visited the SE logout page and it seems that the stackapps icon is missing: This doesn't seem to affect site specific logout pages: This seems to be because the site specific logout pages ...
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Favicon on blog.stackoverflow.com needs to be updated (again) [duplicate]

The SO company blog favicon was already fixed once, back in 2009, to have proper alpha transparency so that it looks good on dark backgrounds too. Apparently, it needs fixing again: Please replace ...
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Add Site Icon in Beta-Website Banner

(First, I know and haven't overlooked that this proposal will involve work from the good folks at SE.) Problems: As much as I realize there's Beta sites spawning in all directions, the blue beta ...
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Site icons are misplaced

Description I noticed it for the Programmers site icon, but looks like it also happens with other site's (like Super User) icons too. See the pics below (excuse me for the lack of freehand circles): ...
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HTTPS favicons on beta sites still use HTTP

Directly related to my last meta post that was status-completed – the favicons on beta sites for the site stats widget doesn't actually use HTTPS, but redirects down to HTTP instead, resulting in the ...
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Favicons in the stats widget on beta sites don't use HTTPS

The favicons for Area 51 and Stack Exchange that are shown on sites marked "beta" in the Site Stats widget are using http:// URLs for favicons when visiting the sites over HTTPS. Mixed Content: The ...
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Favicon not showing up when adding an article or blog post to Stack Overflow Careers

I'm clicking "add an article or blog post you’ve written" on my Careers profile, and adding a URL such as: http://www.websightdesigns.com/posts/view/how-to-set-up-a-local-web-server-with-homebrew-on-...
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How can we change the favicon of SE site in Beta?

I am currently associated with a SE site hinduism.stackexchange.com. This SE site is currently in Beta and I found that the favicon for the site is showing 'Hi', i.e., the first two letters from the ...
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Cloudflare failover: Mismatched sprite/CSS

This is pretty much low as low priority as bugs get, but I noticed something amusing when I was hitting Server Fault while the sites were offline. The hot question list was showing totally the wrong ...
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Why is the Skeptics favicon transparent on some browsers and black on others?

I tend to browse Stack Exchange equally on PC and tablet. I've noticed for some time that the icon shown in the hot network questions for questions on the Skeptics site is different dependent on the ...
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Chemistry icon doesn't appear on Realtime Network Questions

I just saw this question on the Real Time Network Questions: But the favicon of Chemistry is not it's beta icon, it has a graduated design: It got this design 2 days ago, according to Area 51, but ...
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Health and History sites have the same favicon

The Health and History sites both have the exact same favicon/logo: (The standard beta one with a single "H" in the middle) In the past, this has led to logo changes, and it should probably get ...
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Make user-profile site-logos/favicons SVG

Could we update site-logos/favicons to also use scalable vector graphics (SVG) on the profile pages? Original request: New profile pages are out - bugs and feedback master list (now closed) Related ...
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Favicons in top-bar dropdown not SVG

Would it be possible to update the StackExchange button drop-down to include scalable vector graphics (SVG) favicons for each site? I didn't notice any mention of this during the original design and ...
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Why does the Craft CMS beta site have a different favicon?

I noticed that although it is a BETA site,Craft CMS has a different favicon it is red instead of the regular blue. What is the reason for this?
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Less confusing icons for localized Stack Overflow sites

Currently the following icons are used for PT.SO and RU.SO: Pt.SO http://cdn.sstatic.net/br/img/apple-touch-icon.png Ru.SO http://cdn.sstatic.net/ru/img/apple-touch-icon.png In case they are changed,...