Reduce Motion and slow page loading

Discussion in 'iOS 10' started by LannyC, Dec 28, 2016.

  1. LannyC

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    This strange issue still exists in 10.2: if Reduce Motion is DISabled (in Settings > General > Accessibility), then page loading in Safari often hangs for many seconds, as long as a minute. Not all sites are affected; this one certainly is. I have no idea what's going on, but the effect and solution are repeatable by simply toggling that one switch.

    So, if slow load times are annoying you, check first that Reduce Motion is enabled.
     
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    Since the 10.2.1 update, the reduce-motion trick no longer works, and some pages never finish loading. In particular, another forum I read uses vBulletin, and the javascript menus won't drop down. But, I accidentally discovered a workaround: when the blue progress bar stalls, flip up the Control Center and toggle wifi off, wait a second, toggle wifi back on, close Control Center, and the menus work as they should.

    Here's another site where this works: The Jigsaw Puzzles . Pick a puzzle, tell it to start, then watch it stall until you try this trick. (BTW, I am addicted to these puzzles!)
     
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