Runboard.com
You're welcome.
Runboard Extra! The Runboard Directory Runboard Knowledge Base
Chat room Runboard Knowledge Base (wiki) Search Facebook Twitter

runboard.com       You are not logged in.

Page:  1  2 

 
Joshin Josh Profile
Live feed
Blog
Friends
Miscellaneous info


Global user

Registered: 11-2004
Posts: 2384
Karma: 65 (+95/-30)
Reply | Quote
Favicons on user made skins?


Hi everyone, I'm getting into skinning again.. I am kinda of 'resurrecting' some of the skins of mine that have been deleted in the time I have been 'Missing in Action'.

Anyway if you don't know what a favicon is.. It's the little image shown in the address bar, in some browsers. Here is a couple Screen Shots, of what I mean.

--Log in or sign up to see linked image content--
--Log in or sign up to see linked image content--
--Log in or sign up to see linked image content--

Anyway the default favicon for RB is: "--Log in or sign up to see linked image content-- " those little runner dudes.. And I was pondering if it might be a 'neat' idea if on my skins I made a default favicon for each? Of course I'd have to tell people how to change it and what not, and it would be a bit of a task brainstorming on what some skins favicon would be.. but some would be easier.. like right now I am remaking the Pink & purple heart skin.. so it could be a heart..

I just wanted to see what everyones opinion of this is.. Yay or Nay? lol.

---

1/2/2008, 12:45 pm Link to post PM Joshin Josh Blog
 
SKOKEY Profile
Live feed
Blog
Friends
Miscellaneous info

Heavy poster
Global user

Registered: 12-2005
Location: Bennington, NH
Posts: 617
Karma: 25 (+32/-7)
Reply | Quote
Re: Favicons on user made skins?


I made one for my board but none of my members mentioned it. --Log in or sign up to see linked image content-- I don't think they show up in Internet Explorer, do they. At least they are not shopwing up in IE6 that I have at work. A lot of people still use that browser.

I think they are cool and its a neat idea to attach them to you custom skins.
1/2/2008, 1:54 pm Link to post Email SKOKEY   PM SKOKEY
 
Joshin Josh Profile
Live feed
Blog
Friends
Miscellaneous info


Global user

Registered: 11-2004
Posts: 2384
Karma: 65 (+95/-30)
Reply | Quote
Re: Favicons on user made skins?


Yeah IE6 doesn't show the Favicon in the URL bar.. but I think it might show in bookmarks if you bookmark the page..

IE7 shows them in the address bar but not in the tabs.. which kind of sucks.

Opera shows the Favicon is both tab and address bar..



---

1/2/2008, 2:09 pm Link to post PM Joshin Josh Blog
 
SKOKEY Profile
Live feed
Blog
Friends
Miscellaneous info

Heavy poster
Global user

Registered: 12-2005
Location: Bennington, NH
Posts: 617
Karma: 25 (+32/-7)
Reply | Quote
Re: Favicons on user made skins?


I do seem to remember that there were some in my bookmarks list in IE6 but now they are all gone.
1/2/2008, 5:50 pm Link to post Email SKOKEY   PM SKOKEY
 
Lesigner Girl Profile
Live feed
Blog
Friends
Miscellaneous info

Global Administrator
Global user (premium)
Head of Runboard staff

Registered: 11-2005
Posts: 24364
Karma: 422 (+469/-47)
Reply | Quote
Re: Favicons on user made skins?


IE6's favicon support is pretty buggy. If a site's favicon changes, it won't change in IE6 unless you delete the bookmark and bookmark it again, and even then it often shows the old one.

I don't know about IE7's bookmarks, but I hope they improved it.

I like the idea of creating favicons for the skins, because favicons are an excellent way to spot bookmarks quickly when people have a lot of them, plus it adds a special touch. If you get stumped on what to have for any of them, just ask for ideas and/or leave it out of that particular skin. emoticon

---
Runboard Knowledge Base
Website Creation Tutorials
1/4/2008, 3:06 am Link to post Email Lesigner Girl   PM Lesigner Girl Blog
 
Joshin Josh Profile
Live feed
Blog
Friends
Miscellaneous info


Global user

Registered: 11-2004
Posts: 2384
Karma: 65 (+95/-30)
Reply | Quote
Re: Favicons on user made skins?


Alrigtht I'll see what I can do.. lol.

---

1/4/2008, 3:24 pm Link to post PM Joshin Josh Blog
 
Lesigner Girl Profile
Live feed
Blog
Friends
Miscellaneous info

Global Administrator
Global user (premium)
Head of Runboard staff

Registered: 11-2005
Posts: 24364
Karma: 422 (+469/-47)
Reply | Quote
Re: Favicons on user made skins?


Cool beans! emoticon

Oh, and I like how you used mine as one of your examples. emoticon

---
Runboard Knowledge Base
Website Creation Tutorials
1/5/2008, 2:08 am Link to post Email Lesigner Girl   PM Lesigner Girl Blog
 
Joshin Josh Profile
Live feed
Blog
Friends
Miscellaneous info


Global user

Registered: 11-2004
Posts: 2384
Karma: 65 (+95/-30)
Reply | Quote
Re: Favicons on user made skins?


Yeah.. it's purdy lol.

---

1/5/2008, 2:18 am Link to post PM Joshin Josh Blog
 
SKOKEY Profile
Live feed
Blog
Friends
Miscellaneous info

Heavy poster
Global user

Registered: 12-2005
Location: Bennington, NH
Posts: 617
Karma: 25 (+32/-7)
Reply | Quote
Re: Favicons on user made skins?


Here's a few you can have if you like them.
Blue Bullet --Log in or sign up to see linked image content-- Dark Web 1 --Log in or sign up to see linked image content-- Dark Web 2 --Log in or sign up to see linked image content-- Harley --Log in or sign up to see linked image content--
Khaki --Log in or sign up to see linked image content-- Picture Frame --Log in or sign up to see linked image content-- Green Capsule --Log in or sign up to see linked image content-- Tropical --Log in or sign up to see linked image content--
1/5/2008, 2:18 am Link to post Email SKOKEY   PM SKOKEY
 
Joshin Josh Profile
Live feed
Blog
Friends
Miscellaneous info


Global user

Registered: 11-2004
Posts: 2384
Karma: 65 (+95/-30)
Reply | Quote
Re: Favicons on user made skins?


Nice work Skokey, I might use a few of those.

---

1/5/2008, 2:20 am Link to post PM Joshin Josh Blog
 


Add a reply

Page:  1  2 



You are not logged in (login)