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  1. Rikki

    4.4: Turbo charging loading speeds

    That's not accurate; it's a single image, with a different background color. Your browser doesn't download it for every club. If it's 280KB, your browser will only download 280KB, once.
  2. Rikki

    4.4: Turbo charging loading speeds

    Not quite. It looks like that plugin replaces the video with a screenshot until the user clicks it to load the video. Our built-in approach will always load the video, but only once the user has scrolled down far enough to see it.
  3. Rikki

    4.4: Turbo charging loading speeds

    Just to note, we decided to go ahead and support lazy loading for external embeds like YouTube too for 4.4. Most embeds (Facebook, Twitter etc.) already lazy loaded because they routed through a local URL, but external embeds will also lazy load now. You're welcome, @Mr 13 🙂
  4. Rikki

    4.4: Turbo charging loading speeds

    @Mr 13 We've actually optimized all images in the suite too; the default coverphoto image is now ~280KB. Also, cover photos across the suite are indeed lazy loaded too. @Joel R Yes there's a background task that will clean up the existing letter photos. For developers, I wanted to add that our lazy loading utility is very flexible, so you can actually use it to lazy load whatever you want, and pretty finely control what happens (with preload, load and post-load callbacks). We hook into IntersectionObserver which is a new(ish) API in browsers that make it super efficient to check when an element comes into view. Of course, our regular content controllers already handle lazy loading images and videos in UGC for you, but if your apps have other areas where it'd be useful, you can do that quite easily 🙂
  5. Rikki

    CSS issue - for editing

    This is actually already fixed in 4.4.
  6. Rikki

    Ability to add css classes to blocks

    No problem 🙂There's a lot you can achieve with some creative CSS selectors.
  7. Rikki

    Ability to add css classes to blocks

    Blocks all have a unique 'blockid' attribute, which you can use in CSS to target that block. For example: [data-blockid="app_gallery_albums_lqslwgew6"] { background: red; } You can find that ID by using web inspector to select the block on the page and looking at the DOM. That line above matches a specific block; if you have multiple blocks of the same type, you could target them all by doing (note the ^=) [data-blockid^="app_gallery_albums_"] { background: blue; }
  8. Yes I agree. There's no need for us to continue with the current way, though as Matt said it's not something we'd change in a point release I don't think.
  9. In my opinion, to do a PWA well, you need to do more than just take a responsive theme and add a manifest. PWAs are expected to feel like native apps, and so we'd have quite a bit of work to do to meet that standard I think. We aren't ignoring mobile though, don't worry ?
  10. Rikki

    Team Talk: What's on your bookshelf?

    I'm a big fan of Dan Brown, but I can't say I've been interested in the most recent books. They're so formulaic now: someone threatening the planet, rush to a museum/gallery, solve some clues, chase scene, twist, fin. I stopped reading Inferno halfway through and didn't bother buying Origin. It's a shame, his non-Robert Langdon books are incredible, as is Angels & Demons and Da Vinci Code. I hope he writes some more non-Robert Langdon books in future so he can go off in a different direction but maintain the thrill.
  11. A survey went out to every active customer (that is, someone with an active license or Cloud plan) late last year, and we received thousands of responses which we reviewed individually as well as assess for trends & problem areas. If you didn't receive that, it may have been that your license was lapsed, or the email bounced for some reason. We plan to do similar surveys approximately once a year to see how we're doing, as well as more targeted surveys as necessary (for example, we have an exit survey in place if someone tells us they don't plan on renewing). Of course, aside from surveys we always welcome feedback in whichever format is convenient for you. Forum topic, support ticket, tweet, letter - whatever works for you ? We really do value feedback and we've been working on gathering it more effectively.
  12. Rikki

    Team Talk: What's on your bookshelf?

    I've just started reading Jurassic Park again. I read the abridged version back in 1994 when the movie came out, but haven't read the full-length novel before.
  13. Profiles are indeed due for some freshening up. I can't say for sure to what extent that'll be, or which version that'll be in, but it is on our radar ?
  14. Rikki

    Font awesome 5.0

    We don't plan to switch to FA5 for the time being. It'll be something we consider for the next major update.
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