Open Bug 718220 Opened 11 years ago Updated 2 months ago

IE migrator should import favicons


(Firefox :: Migration, defect, P3)

Windows Vista




(Reporter: bjacob, Unassigned)



I noticed this when mass-importing bookmarks from IE. The bookmark icons are not shown until the corresponding sites are visited. So when you import a lot of bookmarks from another browser, you get a lot of blank squares: that's kind of sad :-)

It would be nice if Firefox could automatically show all favicons for all bookmarks.

Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.0; WOW64; rv:9.0.1) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/9.0.1
yep, we never exported nor imported favicons.
Btw since related to the IE importer, moving to Migration.
Component: Bookmarks & History → Migration
QA Contact: bookmarks → migration
Summary: Bookmark favicons should load immediately, even if site is not visited yet → IE migrator should import favicons
See Also: → 1533288
See Also: → 1213284
Severity: normal → S3
Priority: -- → P3
Severity: S3 → S4
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