Improvements in HTML/CSS #html #css

๐Ÿ•˜๏ธŽ - 2024-01-17

I kind of stopped following the HTML and CSS standards quite a while back. Sort of when XHTML and CSS2 were the newest stuff.

Recently I learned about CSS grids, which seemed nice, although I haven't used that on a public site yet.

I stumbled over the blog-post "Making my website faster" a couple of days ago, and it had some stuff I want to remember without having to read the entire thing again, so I'm just going to list them here:

    <link rel="preload" as="ROLE" crossorigin href="URL">

in <head> before anything else, eg for fonts; URL must match the entry in the CSS file exactly.

Lazy loading images using loading="lazy", and <details>:

      <summary>This is a big GIF, you have been warned!</summary>
      <img src="big-gif.gif" loading="lazy" alt="You're not missing much, really">

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