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favorite icon

The term favicon is a word creation from Favorite Icon


Favicon in the header of a browser

Favicon in the header of a browser

Such a small icon is also called a website icon, URL icon or bookmark icon and is a scaled-down icon of the symbol sign used on the website

. Favicons are standardized by the W3C consortiumin

HTML versions from 2000 onwards.

Favicons are only a few pixels in size and are only suitable for company logos or other symbols if they can be implemented in a sufficiently striking manner.

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Englisch: favorite icon
Updated at: 15.03.2017
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