Adding a feature request, tracking favorites additionI am enjoying your service so far but do have a request, another service I had before yours allowed me to view when someone added my site to their favorites. I saw the fav.icon associated to their visit path while on my site. I found that extremely useful information and was wondering if you could add that information to your service as well.
If you need to know what I used before let me know.
Posted Tue Sep 16 2008 8:06am by cobby
I dont know how they managed to do that. What service was it?
Posted Tue Sep 16 2008 11:30am by Your Friendly Clicky Admin
Isn't the favicon.ico or whatever image file is referenced in the HEAD requested every time you visit a page if it isn't already cached? In Firefox, Google Chrome, IE 7, and others I am sure, the favicon, or referenced image, is used whether the page is a favorite or not.
I'm not trying to be negative, but requesting the favicon isn't a flag that someone fav'd your site... Man, I wish it were!
Posted Tue Sep 16 2008 3:07pm by fruitfulsolutions
Thanks for your reply.
hmmm.. I don't know about the second question but...I used cpanel before and it wasn't in each visitors session..
Also I would think if that were the case, that as a new site (at that time) I would have seen the fav.ico on each new navigation page which didn't happen either.
Posted Tue Sep 16 2008 6:46pm by cobby
I have been wrong before, cobby. This time should be no different. I just know from my personal experience, the favicon.ico file (or the referred to image file) is used whether the page is a favorite/bookmark in your browser or not... Maybe there is a way to tell if someone bookmarks your site based on this file. I'm going to have to leave this one up to the Friendly Clicky Admin to sort out! :P
Posted Wed Sep 17 2008 8:32am by fruitfulsolutions
You can retrieve a favicon via google: http://www.google.com/s2/u/0/favicons?domain=getclicky.com
I am not sure what volume can be retrieved in this manner, but it may be a good start.
Posted Thu Jan 19 2012 8:41am by goodwillnne