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Technically this is caused by the fact that images and other assets are generally hosted separately, and the browser only knows to go fetch them when the document uses them. It would be technically possible to delay displaying anything to the user until all the assets were ready (a lot of old-school Flash sites did this for instance, with a loading screen ...


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If I'm understanding correctly, I think the question should be "Why sites loads websites gradually?" . See to answer your strict question, browsers do whatever you (where you is the developer, site owner, etc) tell them to do. There's no magic, if you tell the browser "do A, then B, then C" that's exactly what the browser will do. However, if the question ...


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Yes. Responsive means it adapts to fit all screen sizes. Generally the worry with responsive design is at the small end of the scale, with getting things to work on mobile and tablets, however there is no upper limit. Typically due to finite resources, many people do tend to design their biggest size at around 1170- this is perfect for the most common ...


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An additional point that may well be worth noting is that if the user is using a text only browser or possibly a mobile browser with very limited bandwidth they may well get the link that they need to click, especially if the author has been consistent on using the alt= on images that are also links, to go to the actual final page that they are looking for ...



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