How to animate a favicon?

How to animate a favicon like that?

animated favicon

It seems to work only in Firefox.


While it’s currently only supported by Firefox other browsers will hopefully support it in the future. To achieve the effect, you need to upload the gif to your server and then add the line below to head section of your page:

<link rel="icon" href="animated_favicon.gif" type="image/gif" >

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