@bhart if they add little to the content, don’t bother. I have plenty of posts that are text only. 😊
@kev I wonder what is actually counted there. The index page? An article page? An average over all pages? What screen format?
Because for the index page, I'm all there, but when I go to article pages, which have an additional header image, no more.
For the same article it also varies from whether one opens it on mobile or not. On mobile it's less than 512kb on a desktop screen size, likely not.
Sorry for being so dynamic when it comes to images :X
Nice, maybe you could do a webring with it? ;) https://garlic.garden/onionring/ (https://hugo.soucy.cc/2020/rp/reponse-kev-105265848408478933.html)
@kev I find it funny all this harking back to the good old days by promoting sites that would still be heavy-weights on a dial-up connection. Kids these days just don't know real bandwidth contstraints
@kev I got it down to 16.8 KB with a few simple tweaks. I need to investigate this further when I have some time. :D
@hund I'm now looking at my relatively "huge" ~400KB WordPress site and thinking about what to do...
Mind you, having a WP site in the 512 club is pretty darn good, I think.
@kev Yup, just plain html on everypage. Plaintext site here I come. (Well, this weekend in my spare time)
Is it just the home page which matters?
Mine shows up at 430 KB uncompressed, but the overall site is full of my clipart, etc. and cannot hope to be a small "site".
@Algot just the homepage, otherwise it would be too convoluted to manage.
I realise that opens things up to abuse, but hey, such is life.
The thing is, I very much approve of the KISS rule of the web (adding that most page content should be locally stored).
Maybe your site could contain sites like mine with the warning that what is small, quick to render, is merely the launch page.
It has always been my big complaint that sites have figured out that there is no guarantee of click through, so EVERYTHING has to be attached to the home page.
If I want more, I expect to click to get there. Not everyone does.
I've submitted the pull request, but will certainly leave it up to you to determine if the rest of the site is too image heavy to really fit into the parameters of your site
@kev I've been really fascinated by gopher lately, the technology is so good, it's just hard to find content I'm really interested in.
I've tried my company site... Ok, just joking. It's like I've never tried. Don't ask, don't tell...
I want to make a submission but my last post has a Peertube embed which pulls down a thumbnail and many JS files weighing close to 800KB collectively (~250KB uncompressed).
But when we take the previous post, The Glider, in consideration, it only weighs 73.4KB uncompressed.
Making a new post with no embeded video feels like cheating 😅️
Else I can beat your site easily by not showing the content of the most recent post on index page 😁️
For the lol, I tested with my old website I created back in 2000 (actual version is from 2006), sure, it didn't use a CDN, isn't mobile compliant, is a little old style and it structure could be better, but at least, it's only 123kB (with 94kB for images.)
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