[thelist] Stylesheet switching Jitters

kris burford kris at midtempo.net
Tue Mar 8 10:11:42 CST 2005

it's called the "flash of unstyled content" and there's a good report 
about it at: http://www.bluerobot.com/web/css/fouc.asp



>This was a problem listed in A List Apart I suppose. but I cannot
>remember its exact location.
>>I've got a client-side stylesheet switcher which uses a session cookie
>>to remember which "alternate" stylesheet is currently active.
>>The alternate sheet is a black background/white text, and results in a
>>white flash every time a new page is loaded (due to the slight delay it
>>takes to execute the switching JavaScript). 

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