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Is this a re-rebranding? I remember using something similar 4-5 years ago (instant.js/instantclick).

But quite an interesting little thing, especially useful for older websites to bring some life into them. The effect is very noticeable.






Kind of. It’s different than InstantClick in that it uses <link rel="prefetch"> and can thus be embedded in one minute, while InstantClick transforms a site into an SPA and require additional work.

It’s a different product. The initially planned name for it was “InstantClick Lite”.


Oh interesting, I'll give this a go.

I've seen this kind of features several times on libs. And sometimes I can't un-think about it while my mouse is hovering on links in normal life. It's .. prefetching or not?

Hmm, I wonder: if the user isn't asked to authorise the action whether it technically breaches the Computer Misuse Act (UK).

If you send a requested page, that's obviously fine. Normal use of websites is expected, but unilaterally instructing your site visitor's browser to download further unrequested content that's not part of a requested resource ...?


What about downloading tracking js you didn't ask for then?

Since nothing is actually executed until you click on the link, the only issue would be those on metered connections.



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