Native Lazy Loading

A conference called Lazy Loading must feature a talk on lazy loading! With native lazy loading introduced in Chrome 77 and other browsers following suite, now is a fantastic time to refresh on what’s available today.

We are going to look at how and where native lazy loading can be used, potential gotchas and how it can help improve your site performance both with images and JavaScript alike. You’ll come away from this talk with more knowledge on lazy loading even though the property appears deceptively simple at first glance.

Link to CanIUse.com entry for:
Lazy loading via attribute for images & iframes

Link to http.archive’s report on:
State of Images

Link to Maximillian Franzke’s:
loading-attribute-polyfill