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  Reply # 950525 11-Dec-2013 17:39 Send private message

Working fine for me, maybe it was an earlier outage or routing problem on your ISP.

Either way put in some code to fall back to a local version deployed on your webhost eg:
<script src="//ajax.aspnetcdn.com/ajax/jquery/jquery-1.7.min.js"></script>
<script>window.jQuery || document.write('<script src="js/jquery-1.7.min.js">\x3C/script>')</script>

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  Reply # 950542 11-Dec-2013 17:45 Send private message

Always insist on using my own hosting for things like jquery and fonts etc.







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  Reply # 950830 12-Dec-2013 10:16 Send private message

Ragnor: Working fine for me, maybe it was an earlier outage or routing problem on your ISP.

Either way put in some code to fall back to a local version deployed on your webhost eg:
<script src="//ajax.aspnetcdn.com/ajax/jquery/jquery-1.7.min.js"></script>
<script>window.jQuery || document.write('<script src="js/jquery-1.7.min.js">\x3C/script>')</script>


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The site is dove.co.nz. Had talked to them a couple of times as my firefox will not let their site work without having to give permission to third party scripts (I use noscript) and a couple of other issues with speed when aspnetcdn or similar is slow.

Seeing more and more of this issue - especially with sites where facebook, twitter, google fonts, gogle apis, jquery, ajax stuff and third party ads are involved. sire is 90% loaded and hangs owing to third party slowness or failure.

We avoid third party queries where possible, and same as you tend to use a cached version with a recheck every so often.

However many of our suppliers aren't doing that - and suddenly stuff doesn't work right.

shane





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  Reply # 950831 12-Dec-2013 10:17 Send private message

nunz:
Ragnor: Working fine for me, maybe it was an earlier outage or routing problem on your ISP.

Either way put in some code to fall back to a local version deployed on your webhost eg:
<script src="//ajax.aspnetcdn.com/ajax/jquery/jquery-1.7.min.js"></script>
<script>window.jQuery || document.write('<script src="js/jquery-1.7.min.js">\x3C/script>')</script>


It's back again.
The site is dove.co.nz. Had talked to them a couple of times as my firefox will not let their site work without having to give permission to third party scripts (I use noscript) and a couple of other issues with speed when aspnetcdn or similar is slow.

Seeing more and more of this issue - especially with sites where facebook, twitter, google fonts, gogle apis, jquery, ajax stuff and third party ads are involved. sire is 90% loaded and hangs owing to third party slowness or failure.

We avoid third party queries where possible, and same as you tend to use a cached version with a recheck every so often.

However many of our suppliers aren't doing that - and suddenly stuff doesn't work right.

shane



By the way - did you guys / gals catch what happened to Nz weather site last year? virused a whole range of PCs as the third party ad server got hacked and passed on hacked ads. Another reason to host your own stuff :)





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  Reply # 951613 13-Dec-2013 13:48 Send private message

It's not really practical for every business to host their own ad network though...

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  Reply # 951618 13-Dec-2013 13:50 Send private message

nunz: 

I use noscript [cut] and suddenly stuff doesn't work right.



That's the risk you take when you use addons to modify what the website delivers.

NoScript is kind of a sledgehammer approach.

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