Flash of Unstyled Content - in FireFox 3

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So I’ve heard of the Flash of Unstyled Content before - but never really had this problem. I always use a link tag for my stylesheets.

However, I just ran into it today - in FireFox even with a link tag…

Fixing Flash of Unstyled Content in Firefox

Simple really - I was loading way too much javascript before my stylesheet (not my fault on the large amount of js!!) - and the delay was causing the flash. I moved the link to the very first part of the content - and presto - good to go.

So, instead of

<head>
  <script src="#"></script>
  <script src="#"></script>
  <script src="#"></script>
  <script src="#"></script>
  <link href="#" type="text/css" rel="stylesheet"></link>
</head>

Just move it to the top:

<head>
  <link href="#" type="text/css" rel="stylesheet"></link>
  <script src="#"></script>
  <script src="#"></script>
  <script src="#"></script>
  <script src="#"></script>
</head>

… next battle, getting rid of sooo much js ;)

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