Hasty Treat - The Weird and Wonderful Link Tag

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By Wes Bos and Scott Tolinski - Full Stack JavaScript Web Developers. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about the 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.

13:01 - Module

13:30 - Integrity

  • SHA
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