Jump to content


Jquery Ui 1.9 - What Does The Hook Sign In Front Of The Title Stand For?

  • Please log in to reply
5 replies to this topic

#1 itran

  • New Members
  • Pip
  • Newbie
  • 6 posts

Posted 12 December 2012 - 01:31 AM

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

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, 12 December 2012 - 01:34 AM.

#2 Jessica

  • Staff Alumni
  • This is not my name.
  • 8,982 posts
  • LocationDallas, TX
  • Age:26

Posted 12 December 2012 - 01:59 AM

What is a hook sign?
Are you talking about the favicon?
My goal in replying to posts is to help you become a better programmer, including learning how to debug your own code and research problems. For that reason, rather than posting the solution, I reply with tips and hints on how to find the solution yourself. See below for useful links when you get stuck.

How to Get Good Help: How to Ask Questions | Don't be a help vampire
Debugging Your Code: Debugging your SQL | What does a php function do? | What does a term mean? | Don't see any errors?
Things You Should Do: Normalize Your Data | use print_r() or var_dump()
Lulz: "Functions should not have side effects." - trq

Please take a look at my new PHP/Web Dev blog: The Web Mason - Thanks!!

#3 itran

  • New Members
  • Pip
  • Newbie
  • 6 posts

Posted 12 December 2012 - 11:41 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 - 11:44 PM.

#4 requinix

  • Administrators
  • Lazy Administrator
  • 9,142 posts
  • LocationWA

Posted 13 December 2012 - 12:40 AM

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, 13 December 2012 - 12:48 AM.

The Reimann Zeta Function Trolley Problem | "Stop! You're spoiling my unjustified indignation!"

#5 itran

  • New Members
  • Pip
  • Newbie
  • 6 posts

Posted 13 December 2012 - 01:03 AM

Here is a screenshot:

Posted Image

Edited by itran, 13 December 2012 - 01:04 AM.

#6 kicken

  • Gurus
  • Wiser? Not exactly.
  • 3,282 posts
  • LocationBonita, FL

Posted 13 December 2012 - 04:07 AM

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.

Recycle your old CD's, don't trash them!
Did I help you out? Feeling generous? I accept tips via Bitcoin @ 14mDxaob8Jgdg52scDbvf3uaeR61tB2yC7

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users