Re: [whatwg] apple-touch-icon

On Mon, Jul 28, 2014 at 4:59 PM, John Mellor <> wrote:
> Chrome 30 dropped support[1] for fetching apple-touch-icon-* from well known
> URLs, since the 404 pages that are usually returned were consuming 3-4% of
> all mobile bandwidth usage[2]. We're unlikely to reverse that.

Good to know – thanks!

> We still support apple-touch-icon-* via link rel under some circumstances
> (e.g. for add to homescreen), but they're deprecated[3], since we'd like
> authors to use the standard for this, i.e.:
> <link rel="shortcut icon" sizes="128x128" href="/favicon.png">

There’s no need for `shortcut` there as per the standard.

Received on Tuesday, 29 July 2014 11:47:35 UTC