Loading images progressively is very important especially when you have tons of images on your web page.
MDN has a really nice guide on Progressive loading.
Example 1: With CSS blur
Here’s a demo I created using MDN code:
Example 2: Without CSS blur
I created another example that doesn’t actually require you to add CSS blur property.
Here’s what I did.
I load the image with smaller height and width first since your browser will just start downloading the image when it sees the src.
The idea is to change the src for the images and let browser fetch the images.
Here’s the working example:
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