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Rejecting traffic where ACCEPT header is empty on favicon.ico requests

As part of filtering out potential harmful traffic, I currently reject traffic where $_SERVER["HTTP_ACCEPT"] is empty. I notice from my logs that a fair number of requests have been rejected due to ...
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Why doesn't Android cache Apple Touch Icons? [closed]

I'm not sure if this applies to every Android phone, but it seems that many Android browsers don't cache the Apple Touch Icon and reload it on every page view. I have the following in the <head>...
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Don't log favicon.ico erors

I run an apache2 server with some vhosts (50-100). A lot of these do not have favicon.ico files, cluttering the error logs with messages like [Thu Mar 21 14:07:40 2013] [error] [client 84.xx.xx.xx] ...
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nginx doesn't display favicon

So i decided to play around with nginx and i managed to run correctly both htm and php files ( php-fpm ) but there is a problem: it does not display the favicon, nor in the root neither in the other ...
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Apache mod_autoindex and declaring a favicon in the <head>?

All browsers are not equal. Hence I need to explicitly state that I have a favicon ("shortcut icon") for mod_autoindex-generated pages. How can I do that? Using header (HeaderName) and footer (...
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How to set a favicon.ico for a specific Virtual Host on Nginx?

I am using Nginx as my webserver for the first time. I didn't have any trouble to set it up and everything works great. The problem came when the designer asked me if he could send me "the icon in the ...
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Configuring favicon with expires header in htaccess

I have implemented Expires headers via mod_expires on my Apache server and have successfully created expires headers for most file types, however I am having trouble with the favicon. I initially ...
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Should I provide Favicon.ico for my website?

I don't have a favicon.ico. I noticed that many visitors repeatedly request it. Should I just put a blank GIF or ICO file? Thanks for the input. But I have one question that no one answered: should I ...