All posts by Preeti Verma

How naukri made pages faster using PUSH STATE API

Some time back, here at Naukri we had a scenario: There were three pages with almost similar structure, a common navigation bar, a common right widget and a common footer (all summing upto 90% content of the page), with only few different descriptive lines(only 10% of the total content on the page) . The general requirements of the pages were: SEO was important for all of them All of them had to be assigned to different urls , title and meta tags The pages had to be bookmarkable and their urls could be shared. This may sound very simple, but… The challenge was Just... Read More

A smarter way to deal with icons: Font Icons

While working on the User Interface of a website, we, the Frontend Engineers @naukri are always focused on the performance of a web page. There are many factors which affect the same, and one of them is the usage of icons and images. Few decades back, all icons were used as individual images, leading to multiple server requests for each icon/image, which considerably affected the performance of a website. Then came image ‘sprites’ into picture. An image sprite is a collection of icons put into a single image. It automatically reduces the number of server requests, hence saving the... Read More