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Max Ivanov

Congrats on launching your website! Looks like the home page includes a heavy 4+ mb GIF animation. You mention you don't care for SEO but that affects your visitors for sure. On my (not so fast) internet connection the page took good 20 seconds to load. You may want to optimize this part. Cheers!

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ヘンタイちゃん Author • Edited

Any suggestions on how I could do that? I already compressed this gif as far as possible. Maybe a video format is better?

Edit: Or maybe I replace this with a static image? How do people feel about background videos in general?

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Max Ivanov

I don't have much experience with that but I remember on one of the projects we indeed used an embed video for background animation. Also you may want to consider making it lower-res and scaling it with css. That should reduce the size even further.

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ヘンタイちゃん Author

Alright, thanks for the feedback! I think the best course of action is to use a static image for the moment until I can upgrade to a better plan, and then use a background video whose file size I will need to reduce as much as possible.