Safari progress bar pausing...

Discussion in 'macOS' started by KimHansenDK, Sep 26, 2012.

  1. KimHansenDK macrumors 6502

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    Has anyone else experienced that when you use Safari then once in a while the progress bar seem to pause for several seconds (sometimes longer) when accessing a website. It does not seem to have anything to do with the connection itself, because when you load another page (in a new tab) it will load just fine. Sometimes all you need to do is to reload and the website will be loaded. This happens on both my MacBook Air 2012 and my iMac 2011 running 10.8.2 and latest build of Safari.
     
  2. r0k macrumors 68040

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    #2
    More and more sites are javascript hogs. There might be only 1k of text, 250k of images and a megabyte or more of javascript for the site itself and all the ad servers it links in. All this javascript bloat is killing the internet. I suggest using an ad blocker as it will stop the lion's share (no pun intended) of this useless stuff.
     
  3. KimHansenDK thread starter macrumors 6502

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    But why does it also happen on simple google searches??
     
  4. ScoobyMcDoo macrumors 65816

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    There are so many places between you and google, including both endpoints, that it is impossible to accurately answer that question.

    You can either hire a specialist and have them come to your house and troubleshoot the connections, or you can just realize that everything in life is not always going to be instant.
     

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