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Icons are a good way to enhance your site, and to create a more customized appearance within a visitor’s browser. Download more than 5000 free icons here.

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BIG PACK - Miscellaneous icons. Here you can download a zip file (2.50 MB Zip file) containing 3500 free Icons of all kind.

• Just click here to download 3500 Free Icons.

Bittorrent   Download the free icons pack as a Bittorrent file .

NEW: Download 350 Free Icons ordered by theme: Cartoons, Commercial, Icelandic, Internet, Misc, Sport, TV & Cinema. (633 kb zip file). Click here to download.

• Download 7 MAC icons for MS Office 2004 (165 kb zip file)

• Download 68 MAC icons for MS Office Applications (1.43 MB zip file)

• Download PC icons for MS Office XP Applications (625 KB zip file)
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• Download icons for Linux:
- Refined GNOME for Red Hat 8. Author: eYz (eyz_AT_bonbon.net) - 1.32MB zip file.
- Folder icons for KDE. Author: Pedro Jurado http://kdehispano.org/ - 133 kb zip file.
- Snow-Apple for GNOME 2.2.x. Author: B. Mille-Mathias / Mark Finlay (sisob_AT_eircom.net) - 509.0 kb zip file.
- Stylish Nautilus theme by lindkvis, converted to Icon theme format. Author: MArk (sisob_AT_eircom.net) - 80.1 kb zip file.

• Download the original Windows XP icons (811 kb zip file) in one icl file (*.icl = Icon Library file)
or
196 individual ico files: windows XP icons (880 kb) in a zip file.

Here you can download a sample zip file with 12 free icons designed for Windos XP.

• Download Tux, the Linux penguin (400 px X 475 px) - 83.5 kb -

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Favicon

 

  • A favicon (short for "Favorites icon"), also known as a page icon, is an icon associated with a particular website or webpage. A web designer can create such an icon, and many modern web browsers—such as Firefox, Mozilla, Opera, Safari, iCab, Konqueror and even Internet Explorer —can then make use of them. Browsers that support favicons may display them in the browser's URL bar, next to the site's name in lists of bookmarks, and next to the page's title in a tabbed document interface. (Note: Older browsers like Internet Explorer only display the icon in the bookmark. Newer versions might follow modern browsers and have a full support for icons in the address bar and tabs).

  • The original means of defining a favicon was by placing a file called favicon.ico in the root directory of a webserver. This would then automatically be used in Internet Explorer's favorites (bookmarks) display. Later, however, a more flexible system was created, using HTML to indicate the location of an icon for any given page. This is achieved by adding two link elements in the <head> section of the document as detailed below. In this way, any appropriately sized (16×16 pixels or larger) image can be used, and although many still use the .ico format, modern browsers now also support the GIF and PNG image formats. (Note: Newer versions of IE might again follow the example and implement GIF and PNG favicon support).

  • Examle of icon in the address bar and in the navigation tabs (Firefox only):
  • favicon sample

    • All you have to do is create your icon (16x16 pixels), name it favicon.ico and save it in the root folder of your site.

    If you want to name it another way, add this simple line in the head section of your page:

    <HEAD>
    <LINK REL="SHORTCUT ICON" HREF="http://www.example.com/myicon.gif">
    <TITLE>Yellowpipe Internet Services </TITLE>
    </HEAD>

     

  • Learn more about the favicon here:


  • http://favicon.com/
    Try the Mindzilla Icon Grabber to grab and save the icon of any web site
    Favicon from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

     

  • Icon Creation Softwares - to create your own Icons:


  • Axialis IconWorkshop
    Microangelo
    Icon Edit Pro
    Download icon tools (freeware and shareware) here:
    http://tucows.com Icon tools

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  • Other resources for Free Icons:


  • http://webclipart.about.com ~ Hundreds of links
    http://www.iconnews.freeserve.co.uk ~ A good collection
    http://www.foood.net/Free Icons/ ~ Windows Xp Free Icons [32 bit]
    http://www.yellowpipe.com/yis/download/free-icons.php ~ 4000 Free Icons
    http://pcdesktops.emuunlim.com ~ Big icon archive

     

    Other resources:


    Amara Flash Intros and Flash Banners
    "Amara Flash Intro and Banner Builder is the ultimate Flash text effect tool to help web designers create and design animated Flash intros, Flash banners, Flash ads, and any other Flash animation. Amara Flash Intro and Banner Builder is the most feature-rich RAD Flash animation tool available on the Net".

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