Better blog load times
September 6, 2015
1 minute read
I removed a lot of the code that shows the contents of my blog posts on the post list page to make things load a bit faster. Instead of loading all those images, now we’re just loading the links to the posts, which has cut down load times by 300-400ms. We were already loading within a second, but this change makes things even snappier.
Only showing what needs to be shown helps a lot in terms of performance. Sometime soon I do plan to overhaul the design of this site and add a nice landing page, but it will probably be about the same in performance as the list of links.