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Wes Bos

Wes Bos

XL5G3 Full Stack JavaScript Developer. Creator of really good web development courses. BBQ enthusiast.

Scott Tolinski

Scott Tolinski

Web Developer, NX2V1, Creator of Level Up Tuts, Bboy, Robotops Crew and Youtuber

Playing: 379: Hasty Treat - The Weird and Wonderful <link> Tag



Aug 16th, 2021

Hasty Treat - The Weird and Wonderful <link> Tag

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In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about the <link> tag — why it's weird and wonderful, and what you can do with it!

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Show Notes

04:16 - What is it?

05:11 - CSS / Media attr

07:13 - Web fonts

08:09 - Favicons

08:36 - Preload + Prefetch Resource

  • Audio, document, fetch, font, image, script, style, track, video, worker + more

10:15 - Fetch request (shoutout Ryan)

11:27 - Preconnect

  • Consider adding preconnect or dns-prefetch resource hints to establish early connections to important third-party origins.
  • <link rel="preconnect" href="[https://fonts.googleapis.com](https://fonts.googleapis.com/)">
  • <link rel="preconnect" href="[https://fonts.gstatic.com](https://fonts.gstatic.com/)" crossorigin>

13:01 - Module

  • <link rel="modulepreload" href="/chunk-12131.js">

13:30 - Integrity

  • SHA

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