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standard “website” icon?

  • # February 21, 2013 at 3:18 pm

    Hi everyone,

    I’m looking for input on what you think a standard “link to a website” icon is or should be, like how three lines means menu, and two overlapping boxes means “this link goes to another page”.

    I’m building a collection of pages that is a brief summary of information for one various government office per page. One part of this page, which will look the same over 100 pages, has a couple of icons: facebook, twitter, and a link to the office’s website.

    Our team considered a world but it seems outdated, a house/home doesn’t make sense, the two overlapping boxes is close, but it’s usually used with body text, not as a standalone icon.

    Any ideas?

    # February 21, 2013 at 3:25 pm

    I would of said a world personally. Maybe a cursor?

    # February 21, 2013 at 4:03 pm

    Thanks Paulie_D — a chain link is a good idea.

    # February 21, 2013 at 7:27 pm

    a globe, network, or new window icon might work as well.

    http://icomoon.io/#preview-free

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