Show your Unread Alerts in the favicon


SMF 2.0+ Modification. I will not back support this mod to older versions.

This modification adds a unread PM counter to the favicon. In addition it continues to check for PMs at a specified interval. Setting this variable to lower can result in server degration/performance issues. Use with caution. The default timeout is 1 minute (60 seconds).

Prior to asking for support, check out the wiki:

Credits for this ability go to Tom Moor for creating Tinycon:

Browsers that support this: Chrome 15+ Firefox 9+ Opera 11+

The following browsers will fall back to changing the title due to lack of support for this: Internet Explorer 9 Safari 5

Websites with apple icons meta data may not function as iOS/Safari may overload the favicon