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Why your site needs an Icon
Joseph Shoman, Creative Lead
November 09, 2005

What are Icon files and why they are important?  Icon files are little logos or symbols branding your site.  They come in handy two ways:

  • The growing popularity of convenient tabbed Internet browsing.  You can see in the example below.  On the tabs, it is easy to spot the site's logo without reading the tab:

Example of Icon use in website

  • When browsing trough your favorites, .ico's make your favorite sites pop out.  Look at the example of my favorites:
 
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