What Is This About?
Web sites used to have a
favicon.ico, or not.
With the introduction of the
apple-touch-icon.png finding “the” icon for a site became more complicated.
This service finds and — if necessary — generates icons for web sites.
URL APIYou can just link to an icon using the required
sizeparameters: Readme on GitHub.
Demo version & Self hosting
This here is just a demo version of besticon running on Heroku. It will stop working once the free hours per month have been used.
Therefore, if you want to depend on besticon in your own projects you should host your own version as explained over at https://github.com/mat/besticon. It's super easy, really.