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Is anyway here experienced in animating a favicon?

Not sure if it is possible to have a favicon animated in the browser tab, but if it is, I'd like to know how.

1 Answer

Codin - Codesmite
Codin - Codesmite
8,600 Points

It is possible but currently as far as I know only supported by firefox.

<link rel="shortcut icon" href="favicon.ico"> 
<link rel="shortcut icon" href="favicon.gif">

The above should work if placed in the head of your html file, then just add favicon.gif and favicon.ico to your root directory.

The first line is a fallback for browsers that do not support .gif files as favicons and only display single frame .ico

*edit - You may need to clear your browser cache to see it work due to the old favicon of the website being cached in your bookmarks.

Also something cool that I saw a while ago that might be of interest to you: http://www.p01.org/releases/DEFENDER_of_the_favicon/

That's awesome thank you! Also that Defender thing was amazing!