Favicon and News Feeder

I am still tweaking and fiddling with my blog site, when i get a few minutes here and there – how obsessive!!!! In case you were wondering, and some of you have asked already . . .

1. The news feed on the right, that was a regular on my previous blog for about 2 years, is from Moreover News. It was given out as a freebie early in their business, and is no longer available free.

2. The little tall skinny kiwi icon in my address bar (above) is called a ‘favicon’. Jordon Cooper put me on to this htmlgoodies.com site which led me to favicon.com which told me how to do it. The .ico file is a weird one and not all graphics programs export to this file. I downloaded Pixadex for Mac (which worked without paying – must be a trial version) and managed to get an .ico file out of my image. Thanks Coop.


Andrew Jones launched his first internet space in 1997 and has been teaching on related issues for the past 20 years. He travels all the time but lives between Wellington, San Francisco and a hobbit home in Prague.


  • Not a problem. The cool thing is that is also shows up in my bookmarks and RSS reader too.

  • Jon Reid says:

    Sadly, your favicon does not show up in Safari, though others do. What gives?

  • Andrew says:

    hi jon
    safari is funny with me – it shows up on my safari browser, but when i go to the comments section it disappears.
    why? i dont know. but you are more geeky than me – why dont you figure it out and let me know if you find out anything.

  • Internet Explorer for Windows is even more bizarre with the favicon. It almost never shows up and then it does for a couple of hours and then it is gone again.

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