Native Image Lazy-Loading: loading-attribute-eagle-polyfill

Today, Rick Viscomi noted that some sites have set eagle – instead of eager – as the value for Native Image Lazy-Loading:

While this is most likely a classic case of #damnyouautocorrect (instead of jokingly being a LOTR/Scrubs reference), that didn’t keep Jay Phelps from creating loading-attribute-eagle-polyfill to cater for those small mishaps:

A polyfill for <img loading="eagle" />. Displays an America Eagle as the placeholder of the image while the your real images are still loading.

LOL 😁 — I love the internet.

Here’s a code example on how to use, if you ever were to use it in the first place:

<head>
  <script src="https://unpkg.com/loading-attribute-eagle-polyfill/loading-attribute-eagle-polyfill.js"></script>
</head>
<body>
  <!-- Here's an example URL that artificially delays the src so you can see the proud Eagle -->
  <img
    loading="eagle"
    src="https://deelay.me/2000/https://img.webmd.com/dtmcms/live/webmd/consumer_assets/site_images/article_thumbnails/other/cat_relaxing_on_patio_other/1800x1200_cat_relaxing_on_patio_other.jpg"
    width="300"
    height="200"
  />
</body>

loading-attribute-eagle-polyfill

ℹ️ Remember Native Image Lazy Loading being way too eager? Chrome recently updated the thresholds and are backporting the changes back to Chrome version 79:

Published by Bramus!

Bramus is a Freelance Web Developer from Belgium. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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