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Lawrence

It's not just bytes it's performance. Core web vitals and lighthouse scores tank with jquery

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Julien Maury Author

Yes, it's not uncommon to get significantly different results with and without jQuery.

I'm surprised nobody mentioned in the comments you can build your own jQuery, which allows for excluding parts of jQuery are not being used.

However, that rarely happens. I don't see so many websites using custom builds.

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