What are the pros and cons of making a favicon.ico package that includes 32 by 32-pixel favicons in addition to 16 by 16-pixel favicons?

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What are the pros and cons of making a favicon.ico package that includes 32 by 32-pixel favicons in addition to 16 by 16-pixel favicons?

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The disadvantage is that the file size is larger, and hence the favicon takes longer to download once it is requested by bookmarking a site. The file size of a favicon.ico package that includes Windows XP colors with alpha channel transparency (32-bit), 256 indexed colors (8-bit), and 16 colors (4-bit) is just 2.8 Kb if only 16 by 16-pixel favicons are included and 9.9 Kb if it also contains 32 by 32-pixel favicons. Hence, the favicon will take a couple more seconds to download for your users with slow dial-up modems, but only a fraction of a second more for users with broadband connections. The advantage of including the three larger (32 x 32) favicons in addition to the three smaller favicons (16 x 16) is that your favicon will have a more detailed image if someone who bookmarks your site moves your favicon to their desktop as a shortcut. Desktop shortcut favicons are 32 by 32 pixels in size. If your favicon.ico package includes the 32 by 32-pixel favicons, the computer’s operating s

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