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Make the msapplication-TileImage tile icon for Windows 8.0 / IE 10 optional #231
Windows 8.1 / IE 11 and Windows 10 / (IE 11 / Edge) rely on the
The idea here is to make this icon optional. In other words, disabled by default, with an option to generate it again.
Of course, if we decide to go this route, we will first perform compatibility tests to check the outcome.
Note: last time I checked, Coast by Opera was using this icon when it couldn't find a dedicated PNG image.
Why doing this?
When you created your icon with RealFaviconGenerator, you probably indicated you would place your icons in the root directory of your web site. Then, you changed your mind and edited the HTML code to indicate
The problem with this is that
My advice is to create your favicon again, and this time indicate the definitive location of your files. This is way safer than editing the generated code and files manually.