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Hello

I'm trying to add an .ICO favicon so it shows up on IE/Safari, but when I try and upload the favicon to DesignBrowser Icon, it says it only accepts JPEG, PNG and GIF, despite saying it accepts .ICO in the description.

Any ideas? I have a PNG favicon with a transparent background but it shows as a black cube in Safari, which I'd like to avoid.

Cheers
Graeme

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You can no longer upload.ico files for use as a Browser Icon on Squarespace. Unhelpfully, the Browser Icon panel incorrectly states that you can (see below).

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16 hours ago, Cindy33 said:

.ICO is the preferred file type for favicons from my research

Historically, .ico files were preferred, but this is no longer the case. Squarespace now recommend that you use a .png file of 100KB or less.

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