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Animated Favicon

July 14, 2008 by

As Tim stated previously, incorporating a favicon with your site can reinforce branding for your business. At T&S, we wanted to take it a step further by adding an animated favicon. I created ours in Photoshop, saved it as a .gif, and renamed it as favicon.ico. Here is a website that will guide you in the process:

http://www.virtualmarketingblog.com/index.php/20070827/animated-favicon/

Here you can find a list of example sites with animated favicons:

http://myvogonpoetry.com/wp/2005/10/10/animated-favicons/

 

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Nick Little wrote...

August 1, 2008 at 11:00 am

You actually can’t rename the .gif to .ico. You must add the following code to the head section of the html in order for an animated favicon to work: <link rel=’shortcut icon’ href=’favicon.gif’ />. As of now only Firefox supports animated favicons, so be sure to have a backup favicon.

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