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XF 1.5 Favicon and Apple Icons?

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by PumpinIron, Oct 1, 2015.

  1. PumpinIron

    PumpinIron Active Member

    The site in question is http://wranglerforum.org.

    I've got a favicon.ico in my root directory, but even after clearing the cache it doesn't show up in any browser. Am I missing something? Is there a place in XenForo I am overlooking where you can set the favicon?

    Lastly, is there somewhere in XenForo (or some way?) to add Apple app icons?
     
  2. Mr Lucky

    Mr Lucky Well-Known Member

    I've never quite understood this but adding the Facebook open graph logo in style properties shows up on iOS as a logo

    Favicons are notoriously slow at recaching
     
  3. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    I see you favicon now.

    The open graph icon is indeed used for the Apple icon as well.
     
  4. Mr Lucky

    Mr Lucky Well-Known Member

    And I can see your apple touch icon.
     
  5. PumpinIron

    PumpinIron Active Member

    Okay, maybe it's just me... I see my favicon in Chrome and Firefox (no IE as I'm on a Mac), but I can't see it in Safari.

    Can anyone verify that they see the favicon on my site in Safari (on a desktop, not iOS)?
     
  6. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    It is due to browser caching.

    Try a hard refresh or delete the stored icon/site data.
     
  7. PumpinIron

    PumpinIron Active Member

    I've emptied the cache in Sarari but still no luck. I'll try deleting the icon, just wanting to see if it's working for anyone else in Safari.

    It's odd, because the favicon works in Safari when I'm in the admin CP, but when I go to the main forum page, no more favicon.
     
    Last edited: Oct 1, 2015

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