One of the more interesting additions to the last Apple iPhone/iPod update was that ability to add Safari bookmarks to the Springboard.
When most sites are bookmarked, the icon on the Springboard becomes a screen shot of the page. However, if you want, you can provide a custom icon to make your site stand out.
- Create a 57×57px .PNG file.
- Add your artwork. Try a logo or something that relates to your site.
NOTE: You do not need to add any glossy effects. The iPod/Phone will do that for you.
- Save your icon as… apple-touch-icon.png (It has to be exact!)
- To add it to your site simply add the .png file to your websites root directory.
Heres the example I made: