I need to display the images of the url typed in a custom webpart . i.e if i type url name (www.google.com) , atomatically it should display the small logo of google in webpart .Anyone with this idea ? For all the url there is associated logo , like sharepoint site when typed , shows an default image.

  • Please provide a little more detail in the question about the context of what you're trying to accomplish. Three answers and two of the three have revealed more detail about what you need. – James Love Oct 3 '11 at 10:05
  • yea sure , i have a spgridview which has column named MyLinks where i display items from list.There is also a button to add new links .When i click button enter url as(i.e google.com) i should see the favicon of google in gridview – Nikhil J Oct 3 '11 at 16:06

make HTTPRequest to entered url and parse received HTML for FAVICON url value if any; then use extracted favicon url to display associated image


Nikhil maybe create a list and link the URL to a logo. And then use a DataView Webpart to show an image based on the URL. Hope that helps Patrick


Provided your custom webpart has text entry , you could enable and use ajax , so that as you type on the fly , your server code can check url and display an image based on the url , in an image control in the same webpart.

  • no i am using OOTB newform.aspx , where i enter my url . – Nikhil J Oct 3 '11 at 8:48

you can use spgridview properties to display the image associated with the url. http://www.google.com/favicon.png gives you the images . display these in hyperlinkbound field of spgridview

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