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Make the Google Calendar Favicon Show Today’s Date with a User Script

If you’re the type of person that keeps Google Calendar open all day long, you might be interested in this script, which customizes the favicon—that little icon that shows up on the tab—to show the current day of the month.

Firefox users will need to install the Greasemonkey extension first, but Google Chrome users can simply click the Install button on the script page to get it working.

Google Calendar Dynamic Icon for Greasemonkey [userscripts.org]

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  • Published 08/25/10

Comments (3)

  1. Joe Vautour

    I installed in both Firefox and Chrome and I am getting the 31st but today is only the 25th.

  2. Duckbrain

    Have you tried refreshing the page? I had to do that twice before it worked for me.

  3. J0zal

    This is perfect! I just started using GCal as a pinned tab yesterday, and now i found this :)

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