June 8, 2011
June 7, 2011
Over on Twitter @bobearth prompted me to do run some trace routes against the Google CDN and compare it to the Microsoft CDN. It appears Google have taken the distributed network out of their CDN.
December 15, 2010
As with Google’s other hosted libraries, providing a more specific version number of webfont.js will effect browser caching.
December 13, 2010
December 3, 2010
Why do you sometimes see the fonts change on a website after it loads? This is just one of the many ways browsers behave differently, as explained in this quote from Richard Rutter.
September 21, 2010
Spritebaker has done the rounds a fair bit in web development circles over the past few weeks. It’s a great idea, done well. The only problem is it has the strange effect of making it seem like the page is actually taking longer to load. I take a look at a possible solution.
September 7, 2010
September 2, 2010
wp_localize_script() is the tool to do it with.
August 27, 2010
A few weeks ago I wrote a post in which I adapted an idea from a zOompf article to delay the loading of print stylesheets until after a web page has fully rendered. I’ve decided to convert the code from the original post into a plugin and add it to the WordPress plugin directory.
July 28, 2010
Recently I stumbled across an article detailing browser performance with the CSS print media type. In most recent browsers the print stylesheet held up rendering.
The article suggested a solution, which I decided to automate for WordPress.