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22. Q:  What is the favicon.ico request that my site receives now and then?

A:  This request comes from your Internet browser.

When an user visiting a page of yours asks the browser to take a favorite (bookmark), the browser tries to find whether your site provides a favicon.ico to be associated with favorites.

If such icon is found, the browser associates it to the favorite (bookmark).
For instance, if you bookmark this page, you'll find that your favorite (bookmark) is associated with our icon our favicon.

To know more about favicon.ico and to learn how you may implement your own icon, visit the

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