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  1. Rules Repository
  2. RSPEC-1098

Favicons should be used in all pages

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    • Type: Code Smell Detection
    • Status: Active
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Labels:
    • Message:
      Add a 'favicon' declaration in this 'header' tag.
    • Default Severity:
      Major
    • Impact:
      Low
    • Likelihood:
      High
    • Legacy Key:
      PageWithoutFaviconCheck
    • Covered Languages:
      HTML
    • Remediation Function:
      Constant/Issue
    • Constant Cost:
      5min

      Description

      Favicons are shown for example in the browser's address bar, bookmark list, or tabs.
      They enable users to quickly identify and recognize websites.

      Noncompliant Code Example

      <head>                                                                  <!-- Noncompliant -->
        <title>...<title>
      </head>
      

      Compliant Solution

      <head>
        <title>...<title>
        <link rel="shortcut icon" href="http://example.com/myicon.ico" />
      </head>
      

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            Reporter:
            freddy.mallet Freddy Mallet (Inactive)
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