What Is File favicon.ico

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What Is File favicon.ico?

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A

favicon.ico is an image file used by Web browsers as an icon to identify a Website.

favicon.ico is usually a 16x16 pixels image file in .ICO format located in the document root directory of a Website. But other image sizes of 32x32, 48x48, 64x64 pixels and image file formats of PNG, GIF, JPEG are also supported.

When a browser displays Web page, it will fetch the favicon.ico file and displays the image next to the Web page address.

Here is a list favicon.ico files from some popular Web sites:

google.com: 
apple.com: 
yahoo.com: 
wikipedia.org: 
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