A tutorial on how to load native lazy-loading images earlier in Safari and Firefox. Speed up page loading while keeping visitors from seeing loading images.
Night mode in Samsung browser explained. How it breaks page contrast and accessibility, pastelify SVG colors, and why web developers can’t do anything about it.
The various web browsers focus on different priorities and user experience trade-offs in their lazy-loading image implementations.
IPFS splits files into chunks. Smarter splitting points in HTML files can create more reusable/deduplicatd chunks with higher availability.
AddToAny offers privacy-by-default content-sharing and is well-suited as a light-weight falback to the native Web Share API.
I’ve explored a number of web browser quirks with <link rel="dns-prefetch"> and compare it to rel="preconnect".
Reduce the file size of compressed webpages by optimizing the order of <meta> and <link> elements in the document <head> section.
New windows opened from your website can redirect the opener tab to a new destination. Applying mitigations break window.open() functionality like sizing and positioning in Google Chrome.
Text-level semantic HTML can improve machine-translation of texts containing program names, programming instructions, file paths, URIs, etc.
Why the <link> element, a metadata element for link type data, is better suited for links than the more generic <meta> element.
HTML5 documents could end up being parsed as legacy HTML4 documents in HTML Tidy (libtidy) depending on the DOCTYPE casing.
The ob_tidyhandler handler from the PHP libtidy extension mistakenly enables the tidy.clean_output option persistently.
How do browser reading modes detect metadata like the article title, publication date, and author?
How do browser reading modes determine what is the main page content?
What’s the meaning behind the mysterious <å> element as seen here on Ctrl blog?
Social networks are some of the web’s largest consumers of RDFa metadata. Yet, their document parsers really suck at handling it.
BriskBard is a new proprietary web layout engine with a near-perfect Acid2-test score. Can it reignite the web browser engine wars?
Get the details on how GNMOE Web (formerly Epiphany) uses favicons and other website assets when installing websites as web apps on the Linux desktop.
How to start an <ol> list element from a different start number than one.
How to get different web browsers to handle commas and periods as decimal marks in <input type="number">. State of web browser support is still limited.