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Old 06-14-2018, 07:59 PM
Perderabo Perderabo is offline
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Chrome (web browser) question

I have built a little home page for myself on my C drive. I have a little icon for my little home page. It works great with firefox. It does not work with chrome.

For purposes of my question here is smaller page that has the problem:
<!DOCTYPE html>
	<font size=7 color="green"><b>Home Page Chrome</b></font><br />
	<link rel="icon" sizes="32x32"  type="image/x-icon"  href="file:///C:/Data%20Files/logo.ico" />
	<title>Home Page</title>
	<br />
	<br />
	<td><a href="">StraightDope</a></td>
And I have set my home page to:
The icon does not appear on the tab. How can I fix that?

And question two: in the address field I get a circled "i". Clicking on it, I get the message "Your connection to this site is not secure". Really, my C drive? Is there any reasonable way to make chrome think that my C drive is secure? And setting up my own https server does not count as reasonable.

*sigh* On preview I see that my homepage html got reformatted. Oh well, try to image a halfway reasonable layout. (But now I'm really glad that I made a tiny home page to illustrate my problem.)
Old 06-14-2018, 08:48 PM
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Duckster Duckster is offline
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The technical standard:
Your "web page" isn't secure because it isn't https: and you don't have a SSL certificate tied to your web address.

Last edited by Duckster; 06-14-2018 at 08:49 PM.
Old 06-14-2018, 09:17 PM
Perderabo Perderabo is offline
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Thanks! The icon works now in chrome and firefox.

And I kinda assumed that I would have to live with the chrome warning. firefox gives me a pass for my local page.


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