Make the favicon the same

The favicon for these forums and the main site are different.
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I think the favicon should be the same whether we are on these forums or the main site to make this two in the same.

What is a favicon?

A favicon is that little icon on a tab for a website. See more detail on MDN webdocs.

Hi Ethan. Thanks for your message. I prefer it the way it is at the moment (personally) as I often have multiple Repls open as well as the discourse. This way I know where my community is!

What does everyone else think? Should the favicon be consistent?

Mabey we can have the title of the tab be something like:
Main site
Replit | name of page
Forum
Forums | Name of topic/page

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Not a bad idea!

I tend to pin though so it currently looks like this:

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Mabey we can put something like </> on the one for the main site in a corner so you can tell what the tab is and have the favicon be almost identical.

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This was possible on the home page but doesn’t filter down to the topics unfortunately. I’ll keep looking…

I will look at a way to do that on meta. I did make a possible favicon for the main site.
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@IanAtReplit Try changing the setting site_name (I think) to Forum | Ask Replit

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That only works on the main page unfortunately, but thanks for the suggestion!
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This may require a custom plugin or theme component then.

Different site should have a different icon. With so many tabs open for student work and my work across multiple sections/courses, I need to be able to visually see a difference.

In fact - I really wish the favicon that a student puts in their project could take-over in the IDE, but that would be tough.

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Not all sites are like that.

For example:

  1. Codecademy and their forums:
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  2. The Roblox dev forum, the Roblox devhub and the creator dashbord:
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  3. Github and their forums:
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And Figma and their forums are almost identical
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Ya for sure sites do it. Lots. Typically due to their branding rules.

I was just giving my opinion that I don’t think it would be helpful, in fact it might be confusing. For me.

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