10 Best Lazy Loading jQuery Plugins Of 2018

Lazy loading is a modern design pattern that has the ability defer the loading of images (or other DOM elements) until needed. In this post you will find the 10 best jQuery lazy load plugins to lazy load those heavy stuffs within the document to improve the page load time. I hope you like it.

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Originally Published Nov 28 2017, updated Dec 11 2018

jQuery Lazy Load Plugin For Background Images - nLazy

nLazy is a super lightweight (<1kb) jQuery plugin which delays loading of background images until the containers enter viewport.


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Simple Lazy Image Loader Plugin With jQuery - lazyLoad.js

A really simple jQuery plugin that allows you to easily lazy load your large images with just one single line of JavaScript.


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Easy Image Loader & Preloader Plugin With jQuery - lazyRender

lazyRender is a simple jQuery image lazy loader & preloader plugin for lazy loading images when needed as well as pre-loading specific images to improve the page loading speed.


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Any Content Lazy Load Plugin With jQuery - lazyload-any

lazyload-any is a jQuery lazy loader which has the ability to delay the loading of any html contents (for example images, iframes, overflow contents) until they come into view.


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Lazy Load Images & Backgrounds As Needed - jQuery Air Load Image

Just another jQuery lazy load plugin that has the ability to delay image (and even background image) loading to only when they appear on the screen.


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Defer Image Loading Until In Viewport - jQuery Late images

Late images is a lightweight, performant jQuery lazy load plugin that your images outside of viewport are not loaded until they become visible on page scroll.


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jQuery Plugin To Handle Element Loading Progress - nite-preloader

nite-preloader is a jQuery plugin to handle the loading progress of 'Heavy' html elements such as images, audios and videos.


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Asynchronous Image Loading with jQuery - hbaLoadImages.js

hbaLoadImages.js is a jQuery asynchronous image loading plugin to improve page speed and boost SEO that defers the loading of images until your web content is fully loaded.


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Minimalist Image Lazy Load Plugin - jQuery lazy.js

lazy.js is a very small jQuery lazy load plugin which can be used to save load time and data usage by avoiding downloading images that are out of the viewport.


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Lazy Load Scripts To Speed Up Webpages - jQuery lazyloadscripts

A lightweight yet useful jQuery plugin for lazy loading a single or multiple scripts to speed Up your websites and improve the user experience.


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  • Publication date: 11.12.2018
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