Rule from inspect under performance category
Passmarked is made out of users just like you who helped supply some content. Click below to contribute to this rule. We need you.Add content to this rule
A missing favicon is a missed oppertunity to sell your brand, and the defined favicon from your page could not be found.
The defined icon could not be found. This defaults to
favicon.ico if nothing was defined, override easily using (for example):
<link rel="shortcut icon" href="/favicon.png" />
Some browsers (e.g. Firefox) will keep a list of missing favicons, but not all browsers do. Some servers will even go as far as generating a full 404 page for missing resources.
Having a (cacheable) favicon will prevent this.
Having a favicon also makes your site stand out more in a users bookmarks list.
Generate a small, cacheable favicon for your site and link it from your page HTML.
Passmarked works best when you have an account. It allows you to keep a dashboard with saved data of the sites you have run through the system, we’ll alert you about important updates and you get access to the Passmarked Slack forum.Sign up to get started