Create favicon.ico

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Create a favicon.ico for a website

After spending quite a while with gimp and other image programs, I realised the following:

convert testico.jpg -resize 16x16! fav.ico
//Job Done

P.S. make sure to empty any browser history etc.

By default browsers will look for it in the web root. The following can also be done between the <head></head> in a webpage:

<link rel="Shortcut Icon" href="fav.ico">
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