WordPress plugin – Advanced lazy load is aiming to speed up your website which powered by WordPress. It delays loading of images in (long) web pages. Images outside of viewport (visible part of web page) wont be loaded before user scrolls to them.
Activated the plugin, while end user is opening website, will load the text first, and the then load images in your website, in this case will help reduce the loading time, the image is still in your website, just load it later and base on user screen scrolling by jQuery script, scrolling down, more image will be loaded, no need to call back any external server.
To install Advanced Lazy Load, you can use WordPress search function or upload zip file to do this.
To Activate this plugin, you reach it from Setting
There are two options provided in Plugin Setting area now:
Pixel and Fading in duration
Pixel . The distance between image and bottom of browser.
The number of pixel can be positive or negative.
- Positive: Image will show up before it`s coming into browser view (just like the right example)
- Negative: Image will be loaded after it`s coming into browser view.
Fading in duration. From following instance you can easily understand how it works. How much time it will take from opacity 0 ->100 (this option is mainly for better user experience, to avoid popup)
Kasonz.com is also using Advanced lazy load now.
You can download the plugin from WordPress official website.