GTMetrix Specify ETag header to enable cache validation Warning for favicon.ico

GTMetrix Specify ETag header to enable cache validation Warning for favicon.ico

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I ran into a stubborn issue with the sites favicon.ico file being reported as an issue by the GTMetrix testing tool under “Specify a cache validator”.

Specify a cache validator:
The following resources are missing a cache validator. Resources that do not specify a cache validator cannot be refreshed efficiently. Specify a Last-Modified or ETag header to enable cache validation for the following resources:

: https://seo-gold.com/favicon.ico

It’s a minor issue, one tiny file apparently not being cached, but I’m supposed to be an SEO expert, so should be able to fix this :-).

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