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Just a quick note...

By Julio Franco ยท 20 replies
Jun 29, 2003
  1. For those of you that have TechSpot bookmarked (although set as homepage would be nicer indeed) I have just added a 'favicon' to TechSpot site-wide, so anytime you bookmark one of TS pages or browse through them using Opera, Mozilla, and other browsers that actually show a website icon (IE is somewhat buggy in this aspect I believe) will see a very nice 16x16 TS icon, those of you with your bookmarks already set will have to erase the old and add to your favorites again.
  2. olefarte

    olefarte TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 1,345   +13

    I don't see the icon. I've got quite a few other sites that show up, but TechSpot doesn't come up yet. I must have one of those buggy IE's.
  3. Julio Franco

    Julio Franco TechSpot Editor Topic Starter Posts: 7,595   +965

    Try bookmarking, then erasing, then bookmark again... it will show up then. Otherwise you could clear your history and cache and see if it appears.
  4. olefarte

    olefarte TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 1,345   +13

    I did just what you said, Julio, and it still didn't work. I've resaved all the others that have the icon, like The Inquirer, Driver Heaven, Fox News, Reuters, and they all show the icons. Don't know why it doesn't show up.
  5. Nic

    Nic TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,549

    You should try using Opera as its miles better than IE. Once you've tried it you won't go back :=).
  6. DigitAlex

    DigitAlex TechSpot Paladin Posts: 536

    I use a beta version of Mozilla Firebird and it works very fine for me, i didn't even have to delete the bookmark, very nice icon Julio !

    Btw, i'm still waiting to hear from you about the proggies :)
  7. Julio Franco

    Julio Franco TechSpot Editor Topic Starter Posts: 7,595   +965

    You are right Alex, hopefully I will get back to you on that either today or tomorrow...
  8. acidosmosis

    acidosmosis TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,350

    Works fine for me. All I had to do was add bookmark and write over the one I currently had.
  9. olefarte

    olefarte TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 1,345   +13

    Okay, it works on Opera for me. Very nice, Julio.
  10. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +419

    mozilla firebird.....
    anyone know how to keep it from remembering the addresses you typed in the address bar? I hate typing something and it trying to auto-complete it.
  11. Rick

    Rick TechSpot Staff Posts: 4,572   +65

    Yeah, IE is buggy about that kind of stuff. It SHOULD show up if you bookmark it again. If you clear your Internet cache, history etc... It might even show up in the address bar the next time you visit. LoL.

    I've had some problems getting it to work on some sites I've worked on before too.
  12. Rick

    Rick TechSpot Staff Posts: 4,572   +65

    I hate to break it to you, but your mom already knows you look at porn.
  13. ---agissi---

    ---agissi--- TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,978   +15

    I have Internet Explorer 6.0, works like a charm, very nice Julio, thanks :D
  14. ---agissi---

    ---agissi--- TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,978   +15

    Also Julio, I noticed another change on the boards... Our names/avatar's are centered ;)

    My suggestion - Center the "Joined *date*" and "Location:".
  15. Tarkus

    Tarkus TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 621

    Looks good in mozilla; shows up in the URL, and page tabs too. That's nice, it makes the page tab show up more distinctly. Deosn't work in my IE6...that's OK, I don't use it anyway.
  16. ---agissi---

    ---agissi--- TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,978   +15

    Another notice: You got rid of post count, whoa!
  17. DigitAlex

    DigitAlex TechSpot Paladin Posts: 536

    Rick, he lives on a campus, so I kinda guess there are no moms over there and pretty everyone looks at pr0n :D
  18. ---agissi---

    ---agissi--- TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,978   +15

    Naw screw porn, theres probbly some real nice 'beaver' walkin around :D
  19. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,172

    lol, watch where this is headed please. Keep it family oriented.
  20. MrGaribaldi

    MrGaribaldi TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 2,512

    Looks good Julio :)

    Too bad Netscape doesn't show it...
    But then again, I only use Opera on this site anyways :)
  21. olefarte

    olefarte TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 1,345   +13

    Nic said,
    I have to admit, I used to use Opera, and didn't take advantage of all the features it offers. I downloaded it again and have been using it for four or five days, and I don't think I'll go back to IE. It seems to load a lot faster and if nothing else the mouse gestures make it worth using exclusively.
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