You know that frustrating Google PageSpeed Insights opportunity “Defer unused CSS”? Well, it’s going to be renamed soon (in Lighthouse first, so GPSI should follow) as per this Github merged pull request;
The full text will read;
Remove unused CSS
Remove dead rules from stylesheets and defer the loading of CSS not used for above-the-fold content to reduce unnecessary bytes consumed by network activity.
It took a lot of time for WP YouTube Lyte to get there, but we finally got to 20 000 active installs, and to celebrate that occasion I release a long overdue update (1.7.6), with the following improvements;
- extra parameters for shortcode (start, showinfo, stepsize and hqthumb).
- also turn youtube-nocookie.com iframes into LYTE’s as proposed by Maxim.
- also remove cached thumbnails when clearing cache.
- also set image in noscript tag to local hosted thumbnail if that option is active.
And in case you’re wonder, this how a LYTE video looks like;
(Thom Yorke, Unmade from his Susperia soundtrack, live. I have been looking for something more upbeat in my YouTube favorites playlist, but this ultimately is what I want to share now. Sorry if.)