How to get that Mashable Picture Loading Effect

You may have noticed that Mashable loads faster than it used to.

You may have also noted that Gumtree is loading faster as well.

The common denominator is the amazing jQuery LazyLoad Plugin. Good news is that if you have a WordPress powered blog you can now install the plugin.

You can see it in action by scrolling down.

I had to troubleshoot a little bit to get it working as other scripts may interfere. Make sure to turn off plugins one by one if it is not working. Once you identify the conflict decide how to proceed.

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