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LinkedIn Link to Google Plus Profile

Today I realised the Google Plus profile link in my LinkedIn profile didn’t actually work. At the time I added the link I forgot to check it. This was the url I put on the profile:

https://plus.google.com/117330811303735761777/posts

Now what LinkedIn doing was adding ‘#!’ (called shebang or hashbang) turning it into:

https://plus.google.com/117330811303735761777/posts#!

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Load Twitter Follow Button Asynchronously

The default Twitter Follow code, the script loads the like button synchronously. When you add the synchronous Twitter Follow button to your website, Page Speed Online will tell you to prefer asynchronous resources. When I tried to use it on a minimal HTML page score goes down by 8 points. If you are like me and want to get the best score possible in Page Speed you would want to know how to make it asynchronous.

Prefer asynchronous resources - Fetching resources asynchronously prevents those resources from blocking the page load. - Page Speed Insights
Prefer asynchronous resources message on Page Speed for Twitter Follow Button

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Load Facebook Like Button Asynchronously

As some of you developers might know when you get the default Facebook Like code, the script loads the like button synchronously. When you add the synchronous Facebook Like button to your website, Page Speed Online will tell you to prefer asynchronous resources. If you are like me and want to get the best score possible in Page Speed you would want to know how to make it asynchronous.

Prefer asynchronous resources - Fetching resources asynchronously prevents those resources from blocking the page load. - Page Speed Insights
Prefer asynchronous resources message on Page Speed for Facebook Like Button

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