Chapter 3: Five Techniques to Lazy Load Images for Website Performance
by Maria Antonietta Perna
With images making up a whopping 65% of all web content, page load time on websites can easily become an issue.
Even when properly optimized, images can weigh quite a bit. This can have a negative impact on the time visitors have to wait before they can access content on your website. Chances are, they get impatient and navigate somewhere else, unless you come up with a solution to image loading that doesn't interfere with the perception of speed.
In this article, you will learn about five approaches to lazy loading images that you can add to your web optimization toolkit to improve the user experience on your website.
What Is Lazy Loading?