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Multiple favicons

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I hope this is the right forum. Does anyone know, in a five-site solution, what's the easiest way to have separate favicons for each site?

#133030
Aug 25, 2015 13:06
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You can use <system.webServer><rewrite><rules> to catch /favicon.ico. Match by hostname and rewrite to different local paths per site.

#133055
Aug 25, 2015 17:14
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Hi, Ulle,

You could also upload each favicon to start page and read it from there. That's what we normally do.

BR,

Marija

#133170
Aug 27, 2015 11:00
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The favicon doesn't have to be named favicon.ico, .png or .gif

You can select any image by using the following HTML

<link rel="shortcut icon" href="/path/to/image" type="mime-type" />

Just consider what mime-type your image has and replace the value of the type attribute.

#133279
Aug 31, 2015 23:23
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A lot of software and services will try to request /favicon.ico regardless of your headers and LINK-elements so I recommend serving from there. Otherwise you will see a lot of 404 errors in your web server logs.

#133282
Sep 01, 2015 8:54
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Yes, Johan, thx for bringing that up. We also added a default favicon.ico in the root not to get 404-s.

#133284
Sep 01, 2015 9:39
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Some browsers (will not mention any names here) will ignore link[rel] element in your header. So most realiable is Johan's provided way.

#133330
Sep 01, 2015 22:38
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Also... If a user bookmarks, for example, a JPG file on the site. It's pretty hard to get a LINK element in there.

And the HTTP header option has very poor support: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/11227661/adding-favicon-through-a-http-header

#133335
Sep 02, 2015 8:38
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