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Preventing Lightbox from loading?
darkion
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Message # 1 | 8:07 PM
Hello everyone.
First of all, I'd like to apologize if it wasn't the right section to post in, as lightbox is a shared function across the whole website.
Anyways, I want to know how to prevent loading lightbox's CSS file [ulightbox.css] . Loading it slows down my website.

Thanks

PixelKhaos
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Message # 2 | 9:14 PM
The lightbox CSS shouldn't take any serious loading time, or really be noticable at all.
Are you sure it is the case?

In any case, could you provide a link to the website with the issue?

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Paradox
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Message # 3 | 8:15 AM
darkion, as Pixel has said; the lightbox CSS file is pretty small and being a CSS file shouldn't slow your loading time at all. A site URL would help greatly. Just also - are you using and third party scripts on your site or high amounts of externally linked documents on top of the standard system ones?
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darkion
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Message # 4 | 9:13 AM
Thanks for your replays.

When I ran the speed test again, I found that the following files are causing the delay.
-uWnd.js
-Some js files which I don't know why they exist as I have never added them.

As for uWnd.js, I believe it is for uCOZ small windows, but it's kind of large file [60KB] and causes serious delay.
Other JS files are loaded from Russian websites, which -sometimes- are out of service and thus cause series delay as well [I'm not using these scripts, I think they are added automatically by the server]
And for the lightbox, it's about 10KB. It would have been nicer if uCOZ allowed users to disable it. But as you said, it's not a big problem.

You can check this image-less page of my website http://darkionsblog.com/index/0-3

Sunny
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Message # 5 | 11:08 AM
darkion, I don't think that you need to worry about your website speed, it loads fast:



The system scripts can be disabled via custom coding by in this case half of the features on your website won't work.

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