Checker Does Not Assist User in Correcting issues #298

InstanceOfMichael opened this Issue Dec 29, 2016 · 2 comments


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InstanceOfMichael commented Dec 29, 2016 edited

As far as I can tell, I've put all the apple-touch-icon-*.png icons in the root public directory. The checker though is vague about what's actually wrong.

not enough information

faq only states that safari ignores overrides--not what this "mask icon" actually is:

mask only defined once


If under the "absent mask", the favicon checker noted the 404 above, I feel like I could make an action item. But for now, I suppose I have to manually research every error message's topics to see what they are expecting.


The mask icon and the touch icon (eg. apple-touch-icon-180x180.png) are two different things.

I feel like there is not mask-icon markup at all in your code, is that correct?


Both of those are probably true. I'm suggesting the checker should be more explicit about what is missing and how it knows it is missing.

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