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You have probably already noticed here on BlogPasCher that we advise you to always do your best to make your blog faster. This practice leads among other things a better user experience, more conversions, in short that you happiness.

Load comments gradually wordpress

But once you have made obvious adjustments for better performance, how can you still have more speed? One of the simplest methods to get there is to use progressive loading on your WordPress blog.

Using progressive loading allows you to increase the initial loading speed of the page and allows you to keep your readers satisfied. In this tutorial, I will show you how to load the WordPress comments progressively.

How does progressive loading work?

Progressive loading may seem like an abstract notion? This is usually called in technical terms Loading lazy And as laziness is one you may wonder if it is necessary to apply this on your WordPress blog.

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Do not worry. This is not a bad thing. Along with almost all loading methods, progressive loading is a technique that allows you to load certain elements on a page only in a timely manner. For example, in normal times the visitor would be taken to crawl all of the comments pages, but you can also ask users to click a " Loading comments To load these comments.

Essentially, progressive loading shows some content " on demand Only.

How to progressively load WordPress comments

Let's start with lazy loading native WordPress comments. Unless you know you are using a third party plugin comment system, this is the one for you.

To start, you need to install and activate the plugin " Lazy Load for Comments ". While this plugin doesn't have a ton of active installations, it is regularly updated, works great, and comes from a known developer.

Once activated, all you need to do is access a drop-down list. To find it, go to "Settings → Chat" and find the " Lazy page "

Lazy load configuration chat plugin

You can select one of two progressive loading options:

  • During the scroll - with this method, the comments will be loaded automatically when the user reaches the bottom of the page. The user will have no further action to take.
  • At the click - with this method, the user will have to click on a button to display the following comments. These comments will not be displayed in full. Here is an example of what it will look like:

Example of loading comment

Once you select your progressive loading style and save the settings, you will be done! Your comments section will automatically load comments based on your settings

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