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IE has trouble viewing favicon.ico #219
IE has trouble viewing the shortcut icon, favicon.ico. This issue is consistent in all IE versions that I tested, ranging from IE6 to IE9b2. I believe this issue is caused by the output filter on line 124 of .htaccess which reads:
A simple way to test IE's reading of the shortcut icon is to add the follow HTML snippet to a file in the same directory:
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Well I can confirm that site isn't working in Internet Explorer 6-9 but I'm not sure why.
Here's some screenshots to clarify the issue for people who cannot (or prefer not to) load up IE.
IE6 (7, 8 and 9 are the same)
I'll investigate some more when I have the time.
changing mimetype of .ico files to "image/x-icon". Details follow:
While Wikipedia would lead you to be believe one thing...
Well that's wrong.
It does work in the address bar, IE can also use an .ico file as an
So thanks a lot wikipedia & jimmy wales' face. Psh.
Thanks a bunch Jonathan Neal. Closed by 37b5fec