Kilo Bytes Per Second vs. Kilo Bits Per Second (KBps vs. kbps)

This post tries to clarify the confusion that many have regarding KBps and kbps (I was one too)

Measure of file size: KBps
Measure of data transfer speeds: kbps

Internet connectivity
Download speed (approx.(
256 kbps
31.3 KBps
384 kbps
46.9 KBps
512 kbps
62.5 KBps
768 kbps
93.8 KBps
1 mbps ~ 1000kbps
122.1 KBps

*Download speed is approximate because they will vary due to network signal loss, computer hardware overheads,…

How to add Icon to your Website?


Simply by adding a link tag you can have your own icon to a website. just make sure that you used full address of icon file.

for example:

<link rel="shortcut icon" href="" />

all browsers support this tag.

you can also use a png file as your website icon but IE does not support it. then you have to add more than one link tag:


<link rel="shortcut icon" href="" />


<link rel="icon" type="image/png" href="" />

IE uses the 1st tag and show the icon file, and other browsers like FireFox or Chrome use the 2nd one, and show the PNG file. just don’t change the order.

another point is that to see the changes of Icons you have to use Ctrl+F5 in IE, because the old icon is cached.

  • my biggest problem is that I can’t stop using png files… ;)