On Tue, Dec 13, 2005 at 09:38:05AM -0600, CJ Larson wrote:
> > I'm not that keen on combining the 6 images into 1 large one and
> changing the
> > background position, as that would mean the homepage would take too
> long to
> > appear.
> I think my brain is dead today, so forgive the newbie question: How
> would preloading 6 different images take less time than loading 1
> combined image?
It wouldn't, but it will affect the overall experience.
I'll try and explain:
4 Smaller Images: 5 Seconds each = 20 seconds total
1 Large Combined Image: 20 Seconds
Now, if I load the combined image it'll take 20 seconds before the image is
properly visible. If I load one of the smaller images, it'll only take 5, so
the whol page is loaded much more quickly.
Once that's done, I want to cpntinue load the rest of the images in the
I hope that explains it. If not, just let me know. :)
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