Loading Page plugin performs a pre-loading of images on your website and displays a loading progress screen with percentage of completion. Once everyt
|Author:||CodePeople (profile at wordpress.org)|
|WordPress version required:||3.0.6|
|WordPress version tested:||5.2|
|Added to WordPress repository:||05-04-2013|
|Total downloads:||188 672|
|Active installs:||10 000+|
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Q: What to do if the loading screen is stopping in determined percentage?
A: Tick the checkbox: “Disable the search in deep”, in the “Troubleshoot Area – Loading Screen” section of the settings page.
Q: How to use a custom image for the loading progress?
A: From the settings page of the plugin, selects the “Logo Screen” in the list of available screens (only in the pro version of the plugin), and select the image to use in the loading screen through the new input field associated to the “Logo Screen”.
Q: How the lazy loading increase the WordPress performance?
A: The lazy loading doesn’t load the website images until images be in the viewport. If the user never scrolls the webpage, some images won’t download with a reduction in the bandwidth consumption.
Q: I’ve installed a plugin for images galleries, that applies a lazy load to the images. How to prevent a conflict with the lazy loading of the “Loading Page” plugin?
A: Simply, identify a class name, or the value of an attribute applied to the images tags by the gallery, and enter the text through the attribute: “Exclude images whose tag includes the class or attribute” in the “Troubleshoot Area – Lazy Loading” section of settings page.
Q: Could I display the loading screen on homepage only?
A: Yes, that’s possible. Go to the settings page of plugin and check the option “homepage only”.
Q: Is possible display the loading screen in some pages only?
A: Yes, that’s possible. Go to the settings page of plugin and check the option “the specific pages”, and enter the posts or pages IDs, separated by the comma symbol “,”.
Q: Might I display an image as loading screen background?
A: Yes, that’s possible. Go to the settings page of plugin and select the image in the option “Select image as background”. The image can be displayed tiled or centred.
Q: Are the loading screens supported by all browsers?
A: There are some loading screens that require of the canvas object, all modern browsers include the canvas object. The screens with special requirements display a caveat text when are selected.
Q: Why can’t I see the animation effect after complete the loading screen?
A: Please be sure you are using a browser with CSS3 support.
- First version released.
- Improves the plugin documentation.
- Performs a pre-loading of the images on your website, and displays a loading progress screen with percentage of completion.
- Allows to display an image as background of the loading screen.
- Allows to display the background image in fullscreen mode.
- Associates effects to the page loaded.
- Allows to display the loading screen only on homepage, all pages, or particular pages of website.
- Corrects an issue with the resources loaded in Internet Explorer.
- Reduces the interval of time to display the loading screen.
- Corrects an issue with the percentage text in the loading screen.
- Excludes some files from the loading process.
- Includes the feature to display the loading screen once per session.
- Includes the feature for excluding the loading screen from specific pages and posts.
- Modifies the behavior of the lazy loading images.
- Prevents the insertion multiple instances of the Loading Screen in a same page.
- Improves the module for parsing the config.ini files of the loading screens.
- Prevents to use the loading screen when the website is accessed from search crawlers or spiders.
- Improves the loading screen process.
- Optimizes the scripts in the admin section.
- Modifies the settings interface.
- Modifies the validation of the excluded pages to display the loading screen (thanks to WordPress member: publicusmordicus).
- Improves the management of sessions, and the loading screen behavior.
- Escape all attributes, SQL queries, and URL parameters, to prevent some vulnerabilities.
- Modifies some deprecated jQuery functions.
- Prevents that multiple instance of jQuery framework can overwrite the plugin’s code.
- Assigns class names to the elements in the loading screen to allow more control over its appearance: lp-screen, lp-screen-text, lp-screen-graphic
- Reimplements the loading screen to improve its behavior in all devices.
- Includes the “Troubleshoot” sections for enabling/desabling the deep search, or exlude images from the lazy loading.
- Allows to add seconds before remove the loading screen at the end of the load process.
- Allows to add ads, or other block of code, to the loading screen.
- Allows to control the loading screen based on the screens sizes.
- Solves PHP notices in the settings page of the plugin.
- Improves the loading screen when there are images defined as tags backgrounds.
- Includes a new feature: Allow to display the loading screen once per page.
- Fixes an issue in the module “loading screen once per page”.
- Improves the access to the plugin documentation.
- Modifies the module for accessing the WordPress reviews section.
- Fixes an issue in the promote banner.
- Modifies the module that includes the Ads in the loading screen.
- Includes a new option in the plugin’s settings to allow remove the loading screen in the onload event of the window object, and not as soon as possible, like in the previous versions of the plugin.
- Includes some changes in the loading screen’s design.
- The professional version takes into account the “srcset” attributes for the lazy loading.
- In the professional version the placeholder images are replaced sooner by the original ones.
- Fixes an issue that clears the plugin’s settings when it is deactivated/activated.
- The plugin check if exists the global function “afterCompleteLoadingScreen”, and calls it after the loading screen reach the 100%.
- Fixes an issue with the loopback requests when are being edited the code of plugins or themes in the WordPress editor.
- Modifies the activation/deactivation modules to facilitate both process.
- Includes a new loading screen in the plugin.
- Fixes a conflict with the Elementor editor.
- Hides the promotion banner for the majority of roles and fixes a conflict between the promotion banner and the Gutenberg editor.
- Modifies the loading screen logo.
- Optimizes the loading screen to increase the speed.
- The update causes the loading screen appears sooner.
- Improves the code.
- Removes the check for unnecessary elements.
- Applies transparency to the loading screen background color.
- Includes a new attribute in the settings page of the plugin for controlling the transparency of the background color.
- Removes redundant code.
- Adds new styles.
- Improves the loading screen appearance.
- Fixes a conflict with autoptimize.
- Fixes an issue with versions of WordPress previous to wp4.5
- Replaces the animated gifs in the logo screen with svg, solving an issue with the antialias on gifs.
- Fixes a conflict with the “Speed Booster Pack” plugin.
- Fixes an issue detecting the singular pages.
- Preloads the logo image when the “Logo Screen” is selected as loading screen.
- Fixes an issue between the Promote Banner and the official distribution of WP5.0
- Includes a close loading screen button.
- In the logo screen, clicking on the logo image, closes the loading screen.
- Improves the loading process.
- Fixes some script errors.
- Fixes a CSS issue.
- Modifies the way the resources are loading to fix a conflict with the “Fast Velocity Minify” plugin.
- Modifies some styles to allow redefine the logo size with CSS.
- Modifies the language files and plugin headers.
- Fixes an issue in the js code.
- Satisfying the users’ requests, the Loading Page settings can be modified now only by the website’s administrators. As the loading screen can affect all website’s pages the responsability should be of the administrator.
- Fixes a minor issue in the loading screen: logo.
- Modifies the settings page of the plugin.