Google Revised The Favicon Documentation

April 26, 2024

Google revised their documentation on Favicons in order to add definitions in response to user questions received about favicons and what to use. The updated version of the documentation is significantly better because it explains the difference between the legacy form of favicon and the latest version of it. The favicon is linked with the “rel” HTML attribute, which shows the relation between a linked resource (the favicon) and the webpage itself. apple-touch-iconAn iOS-friendly icon that represents your site, per Apple’s developer documentation. Read the new documentation here:Define a favicon to show in search resultsCompare it to the old documentation here:Internet Archive: Define a favicon to show in search resultsFeatured Image by Shutterstock/GoodStudio

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