View Full Version : How to add a not-quite-a-favicon?

Jun 15th, 2016, 12:03 PM

On my smartphone I see the following:15885
The Wikipedia and Facebook 'favicons' look properly designed but I don't know what they are called. I would like to be able to make my own and add them to my sites. Does anyone know how to do this and what they are actually called please? :)

Jun 15th, 2016, 12:44 PM
That’s called an “apple touch icon”. Sources are a bit old by now but should, for the most part, still be valid:

How to Add Icons to iPhone, iPad & Android to Your Website (http://www.kylejlarson.com/blog/adding-an-icon-for-iphone-ipad-android-to-your-website/)
Quick Tip: Give Your Website an iOS Home Screen Icon (http://webdesign.tutsplus.com/articles/quick-tip-give-your-website-an-ios-home-screen-icon--webdesign-10067)