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(NB You must have updated iTunes to version 9.2 for PDF syncing to work, and PDFs have
also display natively in the Safari browser on the iPad.)
iPad Tips and Tricks #78: Make an iPad icon for your site
If you‘re a website owner or blogger, you can create your own custom icon for the iPad?
First you need to create a ic
on with 72×72 pixels. The iPad‘s display is 132 pixels per inch, so
that‘s where I set my image‘s DPI.
Then you export it as a transparent PNG named
apple-touch-icon.png and upload it to your site. It is recommended that you place the file in the
root public accessible directory. To make sure the iPad knows where to find your icon, add the
following tag in the <head> section of your HTML header:
<link rel="apple-touch-icon" href="http://www.example.com/apple-touch-icon.png" />
Change the value of the href attribute to reflect the URL to your site‘s icon. Be sure to change
example.com to your own domain name.
Now your site has a custom icon th
at can be displayed on the iPad‘s desktop. In order for a
visitor to add it, they must click the ―+‖ button in Safari and tap ―Add to Home Screen‖.
―Bookmark a Website to Your iPad Desktop‖ contains more detailed instructions and
screenshot of this process.
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