Browser not updating favicon

12 Jan

From the beginning we had default Blogger "B" icon as the favicon for our blogger hosted blogs but as more people wished to have their own different favicon on their blog, Blogger launched a new feature using which you could upload your own Favicon file from the Layout tab in your Blogger Dashboard.This was a great upgrade for Blogger users, as we could now upload our own Favicon file on the the same domain.Using the ver *Update December 16, 2011 Just to be clear, you can put anything you want after the ?to force the browser to recognize it as a different instance of the file.A favicon is basically a website or bookmark icon which is displayed in Safari’s address bar to help you quickly identify a website (and it’s also used in the bookmarks list).These icons are typically just 16 x 16 pixels and have a extension, and because they’re not essential for websites to run properly, they can be safely removed.Every Mac user knows that it’s essential to have your machine running in tip-top condition to keep things speedy and in good shape.One of the most common complaints among the Mac community is that Safari can become slow, but there are lots of easy ways to speed it up slightly.

Caching poses a problem when a website makes changes to certain files.

In this example, my Favicon database file has grown to 10.7 MB, which doesn’t sound like a lot, but considering that Safari has to search this every time you go to a web page, it can impact it’s speed noticeably 4.

Next, just delete the file to send it to the Trash.

One such method is to delete the Favicons used by Safari.

This guide shows you how to delete the Favicon database in a few simple steps.