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JavaScript Menu Experiment
07-14-2010, 02:53 AM (This post was last modified: 07-14-2010 03:44 AM by
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JavaScript Menu Experiment
Hey Guys,

I think we all know CSS menus are better for page speed, but how bad does a JavaScript menu hurt a webpage? Here are my results:

Exhibit A:
Exhibit B:

Exhibit A had the JavaScript menu enabled. For first view, Exhibit A had a document fully loaded time of 4.414s while the non-JavaScript menu had a 2.808s load time. For repeat view, Exhibit A had a load time of 3.275s while Exhibit B had 2.213s. That is huge!

The start render time on first view was the same. However, on repeat view, Exhibit B was 1.124s compared to Exhibit A's 1.473s.

I am going to setup an outsourcing project on rentacoder to take the JavaScript menu and turn it into a CSS based menu. I will post a link here once I have the project posted. All coders are welcome to bid on the project.

Travis Walters
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JavaScript Menu Experiment - - 07-14-2010 02:53 AM
RE: JavaScript Menu Experiment - LeptienM - 07-14-2010, 06:20 PM

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