Join Brian Wood for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating favicons, part of Making Your Site Retina-Ready.
- You can either create favicon icons yourself…or use a program like Icon Slate and a lot of others.…You can even use a service like realfavicongenerator.com…and 50 others out there on the web.…In any case, you need to create original artwork…to get favicons, usually in the PNG format,…that's kinda what we save it as,…and in this video, we'll take a look at the original artwork…I created in Illustrator,…you don't have to have Illustrator to do this.…Then show you how to generate the icons in Icon Slate…and using a service like realfavicongenerator.com.…
Right here on the hidpi.brianwoodtraining.com website…you can see that, I actually got a section,…if you scroll down, it's called Create the favicons,…and I've got a whole bunch of,…a whole bunch, I've got like four.…I've got four different sites you can go to…to generate these different types of favicons that we need.…You're gonna see there's a lot of different ways…to get this done.…Basically, a favicon is an image file.…Now these day, we're gonna need multiple image files…
- What is HiDPI?
- Adding your first icon font
- Adding hover states and animation
- Working with SVG files
- Creating favicons
- Displaying HiDPI images
Skill Level Intermediate
Creating Icon Fonts for the Webwith James Williamson3h 56m Intermediate
Design the Web: SVG Rollovers with CSSwith Chris Converse23m 47s Beginner
Design the Web: Using Symbols in SVGwith Chris Converse20m 31s Beginner
1. Introducing HiDPI or Retina
What is HiDPI (retina)?9m 16s
2. Icon Fonts
5. HiDPI Images
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