• It certainly works – I have one site with significant full width banner images and those pages pop open immediately, especially if I have just hesitated before clicking.

    Trying it on just one site for the moment that has no interactive content.

    I will be waiting to see more feedback from other users on “Prerendering will lead to faster load times than prefetching. However, in case of interactive content, prefetching may be a safer choice.”

    Hopefully future updates will allow people to search & select pages to be excluded within plugin settings page rather than using filters. While carefully explained in the FAQ section I see many people avoiding using filters or even adding ‘no-prerender’ CSS class to links. That may lead some to have bad experiences. This is especially relevant where WordPress, in recent times, is trying to gain users who have no wish to touch any code no matter how simple.

    Maybe some Woocommerce pages be pre-excluded

    In years past pre-loading pages was kind of unethical for bandwidth usage for mobile devices, I appreciate this works on displayed intent of hovering over links. Does the slightest hover trigger the action?

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  • Plugin Support tunetheweb

    (@tunetheweb)

    Oh that sounds odd. Is the content returned set server-side and differs for mobile and desktop? Could you perhaps share the URL? Or a minimal reproducible example?

    Plugin Support tunetheweb

    (@tunetheweb)

    Maybe some Woocommerce pages be pre-excluded

    FYI, we solved the WooComerce issues in the latest release (1.2.1) and no exclude rel=nofollow links and URLs with _wpnonce as those tend to be state change links.

    In years past pre-loading pages was kind of unethical for bandwidth usage for mobile devices, I appreciate this works on displayed intent of hovering over links.

    We’ve worked hard to reduce the impact of this, and yes making this based on user actions will definitely help. Resources will be used from HTTP Cache (and also stored there for future use), limiting this to same-origin links means a lot of resources can be used from the cache, cross-origin iframes are not loaded until activation, lazy loaded images are not incredibly common, especially on WordPress sites, so you don’t bear the full cost anyway. Plus we put various limits in Chrome where it will not be used.

    Does the slightest hover trigger the action?

    The hover needs 200ms and in settings can be reduced to pointerdown instead if you desire.

    Plugin Support tunetheweb

    (@tunetheweb)

    Oops that should say ” lazy loaded images are now incredibly common“!

    Thread Starter NightL

    (@nightl)

    @tunetheweb You have been gracious in your follow up information – thank you.

    I have edited my first post to remove the comment about CSS image swapping based on screen size. I have also updated the title back to my original “It certainly works”.

    Fresh eyes on an issue helped to see that I had stumbled over my own feet (again). My testing all seemed straight forward at the time turning the plugin off and on or swapping between Prefetch and Prerender. Today I looked at my CSS – seems I had deleted a class.

    I sincerely apologise for concern caused and wasting your time over that matter.

    I have turned the plugin back on, set to Prerender and all working fine.

    Looking forward to watching the journey of this plugin taking hold. Certainly see it being absorbed into WordPress.

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    Plugin Support tunetheweb

    (@tunetheweb)

    Great to hear you resolved your issue!

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