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[For 1.8] Add favicon to your forum. Favicon provided, FontAwesome favicon generator links too!
Simple solution for those who have asked or are planning to ask how to add a favicon to their forum.

Add to headerinclude:

<!-- Add Favicon -->
<link rel="Shortcut icon" href="{$theme['imgdir']}/favicon.ico" />

Download below and extract it and there is a folder called images with an icon called favicon.ico...., put that image in your forums images or themes directory..

example: yourforum/images/favicon.ico

If you want a different favicon and don't have the ability to make one yourself, you could always try something simple like:  * to generate say a font-awesome 4.7 based favicon

And you would modify the headerinclude to reflect the icon name change for example:

<!-- Add Favicon -->
<link rel="Shortcut icon" href="{$theme['imgdir']}/favicon-comments.ico" />

Or use: for creating fontawesome 5 favicons with the ability to layer!

And that option keeps the image name as favicon.ico  so this would still work without modification in headerinclude:

<!-- Add Favicon -->
<link rel="Shortcut icon" href="{$theme['imgdir']}/favicon.ico" />

Note: FYI, the reason linking the favicon in the theme is better than just dropping a favicon into root directory is that with linking it in the theme you can have theme specific favicons. Smile

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