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Incorrect favicons

The favicons in the HNQ list (and also in "Your Communities") are strangely incorrect, as if they were vertically displaced: It's happening to me in all major browsers (Chrome, Firefox, ...
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Wrong HNQ icon for Japanese

Cross site duplicate (as answer to the dark theme thread). I was quite surprised to see a meta.3dprinting.SE question in my HNQ feed and even more so when it turned out to be a Japanese question! The ...
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Magento and Martial Arts SE have the same favicon

The favicon of Magento is a blue speech bubble with MA, and the favicon of Martial Arts also is a blue speech bubble with MA. Favicon of Magento: Favicon of Martial Arts: Note: I'm talking about ...
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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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What Unicode symbols are possible as a temporary site favicon?

Many sites change their temporary site icons to something more interesting, e.g. Chess.SE uses a rook. From Chinese.SE: ... if you have a unicode symbol, we could use that instead of the "Cn". For ...
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Less confusing icons for localized Stack Overflow sites

Currently the following icons are used for PT.SO and RU.SO: In case they are changed, here is what they are as of posting this: And what they became later: Portuguese is green, Russian is ...
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The site-specific chat rooms have lost their site's favicons. Could they be restored? [closed]

Over the last few hours, the SE chat rooms appear to have reverted to the SE favicon (). For example, the Root Access chat room, which is linked to Super User previously had SU's icon (). This seems ...
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Beta favicons lost their letters in profile

I've been participating in SE for a while -- particularly in beta sites. I have an account on three and I checked my account page today. I did a double take upon seeing no distinguishing white letter ...
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Capitalization inconsistencies between the favicon.ico and icon-16.png pictures for several non-designed sites

Well this is very unimportant, but captured my attention. Linguistics.SE favorite icon in browser capitalises only the L, but in Tabs Outliner (just installed) capitalises all the three letters. I ...
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Wrong favicon on error page when trying to convert a deleted answer into a comment

If you are trying to convert a deleted answer into a comment, you will be redirected to error page. As you can see, this page shows SOen favicon, but should use SOru icon.
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Show parent user site affiliation in SE chat user popup

On user profiles on chat.stackexchange.com, there's a line that shows the parent user, with the favicon of the chosen site. Can that icon be included somewhere in the popup shown when the user's ...
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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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Provide 32x32 favicon to support application shortcuts

I would like to see support for a 32x32 favicon like gmail does: <link rel="icon" href="/images/2/gmail-icon.png" sizes="32x32"> So that when I pin SO (or any of the trilogy websites) to my ...
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favicon is missing for the maintenance page in Firefox browser

Few minutes before I see the maintenance page in MSE, when seeing the page in Firefox, the favicon is missing, where as the favicon was displayed in Chrome. Google Chrome Version 73.0.3683.103 (...
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Did the SO favicon just change?

It looks to me as if the SO favicon just changed to some weird red and blue thing with the text "jB". Did anyone else notice this? And what does it stand for?
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Earth Science vs. Spanish Language favicons: now with 0% lowercasing!

Coming from here: Favicon of Earth Science and Spanish are too similar If you thought they were too similar... check this out: Seems like now both favicons appear as all-uppercase in the small HNQ ...
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Favicon of Earth Science and Spanish are too similar (exactly the same in HNQ list)

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Would it be possible to get different favicons per beta site?

I don't know how many of these I plan to save, but I like to have all these sites on my bookmarks toolbar for easy access. Surely I can't be the only one who works like this.
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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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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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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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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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Different Stack Exchange sites have the same logo [closed]

The "Computational Science" and "Computer Science" Stack Exchange sites have the same exact logo ("CS" in a blue speech balloon). Cryptography and Code Review do as well ("CR" in a blue speech ...
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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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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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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 in enSO: ...
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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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Earth Science SE and Spanish SE have the same icon [duplicate]

The beta sites Earth Science and Spanish have the same icon. Icon of Earth Science: Icon of Spanish: They both have "ES" in a blue speech balloon. Can they please have different icons?
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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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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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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 ...