[website] favicon not visible

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Sep 11 19:13:24 PDT 2002


On September 1, 2002 06:52 am, Matthias Benkmann wrote:
> I just noticed that the LFS website does not have the following in its
> <head> section
>
> <link rel="icon" href="favicon.ico" type="image/x-icon">
> <link rel="shortcut icon" href="favicon.ico" type="image/x-icon">
>
>
> These lines are necessary to ensure that every browser uses the favicon.
> The way it is now I think only users of Internet Explorer will ever see
> the favicon and I'm sure that's not appropriate for a LINUX from scratch
> site :-)
>
> And like most web servers the LFS server does not return the correct MIME
> type for the favicon.ico which causes Mozilla to try to display it as text
> when entering the favicon URL directly. The following should be added to
> the top-level .htaccess
>
> AddType image/x-icon ico

Both issues should be fixed now.

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