Tag Archives: Favicon

Google No Longer Has A Favicon User Agent & Required Googlebot-Image and Googlebot Crawling

Google has updated its favicon search developer documentation to remove the section for the Google Favicon user agent and to clarify that if you want Google to show your favicon you must allow both Googlebot-Image and Googlebot to crawl your pages. Here is what changed in the favicon documentation – you can also compare yourself […]

Google Images With Web site Title, Favicon & Web page Title

Google Images are now showing the site name, favicon and below that, a second line, for the page title that image is sourced from. Previously, Google showed just the image, then Google tested the site name and favicon but now Google is showing it all. Here is a screenshot of what I see in Google […]

Google Testing Boxed-In Favicon Design In Search

Google Search is testing boxed-in favicons for snippets. That is, instead of the favicon as is, Google is placing them in a square box. We previously saw Google putting these favicons in a circle. Now, Saad AK spotted them boxed-in and posted this screenshot on Twitter: Here is what I see: Here is the circled-in […]

Microsoft Bing Exams Web site Favicon On Proper Of Search Consequence Snippet

Microsoft Bing is testing placing a site’s favicon on the right side of the search result title’s snippet. We are accustomed to seeing it on the left for Google search results, we even saw Bing testing it on the left on mouse cursor hover overbut here it is being tested on the right. Shameem Adhikarath […]

Google Testing New Website Title & Favicon On Desktop Outcomes

Google is already testing the new site name and favicon design change they launched just a couple of weeks ago on the desktop results. This brings the favicon and site name to the desktop search results as Google did for the mobile search results. Here is what this looks like on Google’s desktop search results: […]

Google Rolls Out New Website Title & Favicon Design In Cell Search

Google is officially rolling out the new site name and favicon design, along with the new sponsored ad label, in the mobile search results. Yes, this is something Google has been testing and we saw this coming but now it is official and live in English, French, Japanese, and German regions. The site name will […]