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Animated icon evaluation

Web icons (‘favicons’) offer a simple graphical reminder for bookmarks, and have become very popular since they were introduced with IE 5. Most recently FireFox has introduced support for animated icons in .gif and .png formats. Currently these are only visible to people running FireFox, so we’ve taken a poke under the bonnet to check code that promises to offer a static icon as an alternative for visitors who don’t use this browser.

Our full review is available through the link below:

Testing animated favicons