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Questions tagged [favicon]

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...