Hasty Treat - The Surprisingly Exciting World of Favicons


In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about favicons. Favicons are a bit of mystery and something people don’t talk about that often.

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Show Notes

03:48 - What are favicons?

  • Requesting favicons by default /favicon.ico

07:38 - Sizing favicons

  • 16x16 is OG - don’t do that now
  • You can specify multiple sizes

09:41 - File formats

  • .ico files
  • .png favicons

13:40 - Animated favicons

  • Canvas Base64

11:36 - SVG favicons

17:19 - Dark mode favicons

18:55 - App Coloring

  • Isn’t there a new Safari version?
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