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Simple image preloading using jQuery September 9, 2010

Filed under: jQuery — juhq @ 12:43 pm

Preloading images (and why not other contents too) with jQuery is pretty simple and easy.

function preloadImage(url) {
 $("<img />").load().attr("src", url);

What this function does, is that it loads given image in the background, so when you want to show the image, user already has it in the browser cache.

Usage of this example function is simple as this:



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