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#1 itran

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 08:31 PM

The HTML Title Tag:
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<title>The Title</title>
</head>
<body>
</body>
</html>

There is a hook sign placed right in front of the title, when the website is loaded on the localhost - what does it stand for?

I can see it right on the tab in Firefox.

An Example:

[Hook Sign] The Title


Edited by itran, 11 December 2012 - 08:34 PM.


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Posted 11 December 2012 - 08:59 PM

What is a hook sign?
Are you talking about the favicon?
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Posted 12 December 2012 - 06:41 PM

It does occur next to the favicon, basically inbetween the favicon and the title.

The term "hook sign" as in "check mark" symbol.

Edited by itran, 12 December 2012 - 06:44 PM.


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Posted 12 December 2012 - 07:40 PM

FFS I can't find a single screenshot showing the icon. I think he's talking about the unlocked lock icon, probably about mixed content (the unsecure stuff on a secure page) or a certificate problem (like for a homemade cert).

[edit] itran, for future reference, when you want help identifying something you see on your screen, it's a really good idea to take a screenshot and actually show the mysterious icon to us. Describing it doesn't always work and is always harder for us to understand than if we could look at a picture instead.

Edited by requinix, 12 December 2012 - 07:48 PM.


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Posted 12 December 2012 - 08:03 PM

Here is a screenshot:

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Edited by itran, 12 December 2012 - 08:04 PM.


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Posted 12 December 2012 - 11:07 PM

Do you have any addons for firefox running?  If so disable them and see if it goes away.  I don't use firefox much anymore, but I can't recall ever seeing anything like that when I did.  Leads me to believe it's an addon you have that is putting it there.

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