Real Favicon Generator

Mon Mar 26, 2018
~200 Words
Tags: programming, web

As a small improvement for this site, I wanted to add a favicon. Naively, I thought that this would be trivial. The logo is generated by a small script, and can easily be resized or converted to a different format. I had one small question, what is the best size?

One small search led to Stack Overflow, which led to a site specializing in the generation of favicons, RealFaviconGenerator. I then proceeded to lose half an hour learning about all of the complications this little piece of branding entails. Fortunately, the site also provides a very useful online service for configuring and generating all of the required pieces. The iOS touch icon is probably overkill for Stone Code, but it’s covered.