Questions tagged [favicon]

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

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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,...
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Economics.SE's favicon is missing in action

A question from Economics.SE popped up in the "Hot Network Questions" list, and I couldn't help but notice that its icon is a little bit... lacking. Shouldn't there be some letters there or ...
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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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What does the style of favicons of Stack Exchange sites represent?

I have noticed that there are different styles associated with favicons of Stack Exchange sites. Some sites have distinct graphical icons, with their respective metas having the grayed out version of ...
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How do SE sites get special icons? [duplicate]

How does an SE site get a special icon? Is that only done internally by SE staffers? Can it be done on a site's meta? Can I get rep by designing one? I have some obvious icons for sites that are ...
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iOS app still using old MSE favicon [duplicate]

Like it or not, Meta Stack Exchange favicon was changed recently to , however in the app the old icon is still showing: Can it please be updated?
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Meta icon is wrong in app

Observe the site icon from the sidebar: ...but if you thought that was an old icon, wait until you see it in the app feed!
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New meta.SE favicon has broken transparency

The new meta.SE favicon (the "hollow bubble") looks awful on a dark background: Note the stray light gray pixels in the corners, caused by broken transparency. The issue appears to only affect the ...
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Please bring back the previous favicon (or change to grayscale) [duplicate]

Take a look at this: This is empty. Heartless. I won't say ugly, just bad. The worst favicon I've ever seen, and I saw my share in the last 20 years. It got no meaning, nothing. Please change it ...
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Some beta site favicons are capitalized differently in different places

If you take a look at this question, you will see that the favicon for Linguistics.SE sometimes reads "LNG", and at other times reads "Lng". The same is true for at least the following sites: ...
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Why are the favicons on the network account “top” tab so fuzzy?

Favicons used as favicons (i.e. in tab titles, window chrome, etc.) look nice and clear. For example, here is a screenshot of the favicon for Linguistics.SE, as seen in a tab title: Here is the same ...
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When you sign up for a new site, is it supposed to display the favicon/logo of the site in question? [duplicate]

'cause it doesn't - at least not for beta sites. I just signed up for an account on Blender.SE and got the following: Rather than using the Blender.SE favicon/logo (), a blank favicon/logo is shown ...
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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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Make the MSE favicon grayscale (like all other meta icons are)

The new favicon for Meta Stack Exchange looks exactly the same as the one for the Stack Exchange network site:       This can get a bit confusing, especially if you happen to have ...
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Old favicon in chat page

Chat page still has old favicon (like http://chat.stackoverflow.com). It's not a bug, but seems like confusing thing or is it an intention to leave chat's icon as it was ? If not, I think it ...
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New favicon doesn't scale down to 16x16 [closed]

I noticed the change of the favicon and saw it confirmed in this question: Why did the Stack Overflow icon (favicon) change? Seeing the old/new designs, I feel a bit uneasy, but I acknowledge that ...
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Why does the logo not show up when signing up for a site and confirming the account? [closed]

I was signing up for Software Recommendations and realized that a unicorn stole their logo! We need to get it back! Really, the logo is missing when you sign up on SR, and I don't know if this is a ...
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Top Network Sites favicons are bugged [duplicate]

on this page looking myself it seems to be a missing favicon-* class likely the same css issue as The favicons on stackexchange.com/users/ seem to be stacked on top of one another
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The favicons on stackexchange.com/users/ seem to be stacked on top of one another

When I look at e.g. http://stackexchange.com/users/1668748/senshin, I see the following under "Top Questions": It appears that the MSO sprite is being stacked on top of the sprite for some beta site ...
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Old top bar site icons are too big in chat lobby [closed]

It must be tough for the old top bar to see its young replacement thriving. Still, it's not a reason to misbehave like this: Can the rebel icons be shrinked back to their normal size? Happens in ...
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Skeptics favicon is almost invisible in the network profile activity list

Title says it all this time... in the network profile of users, the icon for Skeptics SE is almost invisible being only bright yellow on white. It appears both in activity list and top questions/...
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Realtime Questions page favicons need a serious diet

See for yourself: (those are heavily cached, client side, so you might need to clear it) The icons are all 32x32 while they used to be 16x16 before. Either they need to shrink, or the text to get ...
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Switch sites icon is huge

The icon in switch sites input on SEDE is huge and overlaps with the placeholder making the "search" hard to read. (Chrome 32.0.1700.76 m, IE11 - win8.1)
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Retina Display favicon support?

I recently noticed that all Stack Exchange sites have some pixelated favicons. As you can see, Gmail has support for Retina Display favicons, while Twitter and SE sites do not. It looks worse with ...
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NMAP Favicon 2013

Did anyone else get the email from NMAP about their Favicon 2013 'map of the internet'? You can see it at: http://nmap.org/favicon/ What I find impressive is that Stack Overflow is one of the ...
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New inbox notification uses the StackAuth favicon for some reason

I found that new inbox notification use the StackAuth fav icon. Is this a new change or a bug? I'm seeing it all the modern browsers so I don't think it's a caching issue, since source is pointing ...
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Some site logos are not visible on action bar in SE Android app

Certain site logos, like Unix & Linux : and User Experience : have a dark blue shade. This matches the shade of the color of the action bar in the app leading to partially visible icons: ...
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The favicon is gone on SO in the review queue and on the users page [closed]

As soon as I enter a Review Queue from the Review page the favicon doesn't get served the first time. On the Answer tab on my user page the fav-icon disappears after hitting the sort buttons for the ...
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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 (http://cdn....
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favicon not showing when opening in new tab [closed]

Using StackOverflow in Chrome, sometimes when I open a question in a new tab, the favicon does not show. I haven't managed to track it down to any pattern such as specific links, it appears to be ...
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Consider add change in status / rep / new notifications to SE favicon

This is my first Q to Meta, I reviewed anything similar before posting, but with no success. I'm pretty new user to SE and like it much, so I have it as pinned tab in my Firefox. Among these I have ...
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Beta community blogs use old Sketchy favicon

The favicons on beta community blog sites use the old Sketchy version rather than the new Grainy versions:
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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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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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Can we differentiate the sub-domains (blog/chat/etc) favicons to help with tab organization?

Like many people I keep lots of tabs open at once. It would be nice if the favicon was slightly different for and hinted at each of the subdomain for things like blog and chat, so the tabs can be ...
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Wrong favicon URL used when adding article to Writing section of StackOverflow Careers

I doubt anyone else is affected by this, and even I don't really care about the tiny broken image, but if I give you the details you can at least make an informed decision to ignore it. I added an ...
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Where did SO and MSO chat's /favicon.ico file go?

I was working on a userscript that uses <canvas> to manipulate the icons of various Stack Exchange chat sites. Because of security restrictions, I can't use the normal version from the sstatic ...
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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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Where can I find a high-res version of the favicon for an SE site?

I'm setting up a custom feed reader for our main room on RPG and I'd like to use the favicon as the icon for the feed reader. I tried using favicon.ico as the icon, but that looks very blurry. Since ...
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Stats.SE favicon bug

The new SE 2.0 favicons look great—or at least all of them do except for Stats.SE. The site is trying to load its icon from http://sstatic.net/statsimg/favicon.ico while it's actually at http://...
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Please don't share the [B] favicon for all SE 2.0 sites [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Would it be possible to get different favicons per beta site? Currently all SE 2.0 sites are using the same favicon during the beta phase. [B] http://sstatic.net/skins/...
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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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Icon of webapps not visible when used outside the site

I am not in the webapps beta, and now my browser cannot download http://sstatic.net/wa/favicon.ico , something it want's to do on other area51 stackexchange proposals (next to a user that is in the ...
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non transparent favicon for Stack Exchange Data Explorer

I just noticed that the favicon for Stack Exchange Data Explorer is not transparent. I don't think it was intentional as all other favicons on the SO sister sites are actually transparent. Shot of ...
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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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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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Use a different favicon.ico on CSO

The careers.stackoverflow.com icon is exactly the same as stackoverflow.com. It's a problem when multiple tabs are open--it is not easy distinguish between SO and CSO. Merely a different shade than ...