Tuesday, 19 November 2013

Make Your Blog Load Faster with Lazy Image Loading Plugin

We mostly hate all the websites that loads slowly and let us to wait. We never look back those sites which loads slowly because they brings a bad images in our mind forever. The main cause of blog load time is the images present in it. Images take too much time to load and make our blog load slowly. So I brought a Lazy Image Loading plugin that can make your blog load faster.
Lazy Images Loading is a plugin that only loads images that are visible on the current screen and decrease blog load time. When user scrolls down to the next images then the starts to load. This widget decreases more than 50% of the loading time of a blog. So it is recommended to add this to your blog.

How to Install this Plugin?


  • Login to Blogger > Dashboard
  • Click on Drop Down Menu and select Template
  • Backup your Template before making any changes to your blog
  • Now Click on Edit HTML > Proceed
  • Press Ctrl + F and search the code shown below. 
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Copy below codes and paste above </head>

<script type='text/javascript'>//<![CDATA[
(function(a){a.fn.lazyload=function(b){var c={threshold:0,failurelimit:0,event:"scroll",effect:"show",container:window};if(b){a.extend(c,b)}var d=this;if("scroll"==c.event){a(c.container).bind("scroll",function(b){var e=0;d.each(function(){if(a.abovethetop(this,c)||a.leftofbegin(this,c)){}else if(!a.belowthefold(this,c)&&!a.rightoffold(this,c)){a(this).trigger("appear")}else{if(e++>c.failurelimit){return false}}});var f=a.grep(d,function(a){return!a.loaded});d=a(f)})}this.each(function(){var b=this;if(undefined==a(b).attr("original")){a(b).attr("original",a(b).attr("src"))}if("scroll"!=c.event||undefined==a(b).attr("src")||c.placeholder==a(b).attr("src")||a.abovethetop(b,c)||a.leftofbegin(b,c)||a.belowthefold(b,c)||a.rightoffold(b,c)){if(c.placeholder){a(b).attr("src",c.placeholder)}else{a(b).removeAttr("src")}b.loaded=false}else{b.loaded=true}a(b).one("appear",function(){if(!this.loaded){a("<img />").bind("load",function(){a(b).hide().attr("src",a(b).attr("original"))[c.effect](c.effectspeed);b.loaded=true}).attr("src",a(b).attr("original"))}});if("scroll"!=c.event){a(b).bind(c.event,function(c){if(!b.loaded){a(b).trigger("appear")}})}});a(c.container).trigger(c.event);return this};a.belowthefold=function(b,c){if(c.container===undefined||c.container===window){var d=a(window).height()+a(window).scrollTop()}else{var d=a(c.container).offset().top+a(c.container).height()}return d<=a(b).offset().top-c.threshold};a.rightoffold=function(b,c){if(c.container===undefined||c.container===window){var d=a(window).width()+a(window).scrollLeft()}else{var d=a(c.container).offset().left+a(c.container).width()}return d<=a(b).offset().left-c.threshold};a.abovethetop=function(b,c){if(c.container===undefined||c.container===window){var d=a(window).scrollTop()}else{var d=a(c.container).offset().top}return d>=a(b).offset().top+c.threshold+a(b).height()};a.leftofbegin=function(b,c){if(c.container===undefined||c.container===window){var d=a(window).scrollLeft()}else{var d=a(c.container).offset().left}return d>=a(b).offset().left+c.threshold+a(b).width()};a.extend(a.expr[":"],{"below-the-fold":"$.belowthefold(a, {threshold : 0, container: window})","above-the-fold":"!$.belowthefold(a, {threshold : 0, container: window})","right-of-fold":"$.rightoffold(a, {threshold : 0, container: window})","left-of-fold":"!$.rightoffold(a, {threshold : 0, container: window})"})})(jQuery);$(function(){$("img").lazyload({placeholder:"http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-qSZoOgvUXnc/UPAdKvmulFI/AAAAAAAAAlk/-etkAoXTe1s/s1600/mybloggerbuzz.com.gif",effect:"fadeIn",threshold:"-50"})})//]]></script>

  • Now just press on save template and refresh your blog.  
  • Now just scroll your blog and see your images fade in with lazy loading effect.
This is a great plugin and it has many benefits also. Its your turn to share your views through comments and share this to your friends till then Peace, Blessings and Happy Loading.

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