How to lazy load images on shopify?

by scotty_walker , in category: PHP CMS , 4 months ago

How to lazy load images on shopify?

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by dedrick , 4 months ago


Lazy loading images on a Shopify store can help improve the loading speed of your website, especially for customers with slower internet connections. Here's how you can implement lazy loading on your Shopify store:

  1. Install a lazy loading app: There are several Shopify apps available that can help you easily implement lazy loading on your store. Some popular options include LazyLoad by MapleApps and Lazy Loading Image by Power Tools.
  2. Edit your theme code: If you're comfortable with coding, you can manually implement lazy loading on your Shopify store. To do this, you will need to modify your theme's code to include lazy loading scripts. You can refer to Shopify's documentation or seek help from a developer if you're not familiar with coding.
  3. Use JavaScript libraries: You can also use JavaScript libraries like LazySizes or Lozad.js to add lazy loading functionality to your Shopify store. These libraries are easy to integrate and provide additional customization options.
  4. Optimize your images: In addition to lazy loading, make sure to optimize your images for the web by reducing their file size without compromising quality. This will further improve loading times on your store.

By implementing lazy loading on your Shopify store, you can provide a better user experience for your customers and potentially boost your website's performance.