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Discussion on: Why do I even need favicon to prevent server errors? And, why the default is .ico?

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Nicholas Bilyk

+1 it's silly that favicon.ico is considered required.
There's also an online ico creator (heavily ad supported)

I haven't seen your 1px solution before. I like it. Although isn't there also a size requirement for favicon.ico? I thought they were supposed to be 16x16 or something like that.