Popular powerful websites now we surf today loads a whole full script other than contents and use far more data. Because of this problem, most of these bulky websites takes a lot of time to load and use a hell lot of RAM — you know if you use especially Google Chrome.
Here comes the importance of lite version of websites — they help to load quickly and give importance only to content, so that readers can get it much faster and in a simple form. Yes, when the website is lightweight, the appearance would also be simple and unappealing. At least that we have to pay for fast loading and bloat-free version of websites.
Advantages of lite website versions:
- Bloat free
- Uses less data
- Loads faster
- Loads less script and shows a simple layout
- Uses less RAM
List of lightweight website versions:
Here is the list of the lightweight version of some famous websites:
|Lightweight Website Versions||Description|
|Basic verison of Facebook|
|A faster, data friendly way to use Twitter|
|Compact view of Reddit|
|Wikipedia||A free online encyclopedia with the aim to allow anyone to edit articles|
|Hacker News||A social news website focusing on computer science and entrepreneurship|
|DuckDuckGo||Lite version of duckduckgo.com|
|Gmail||Basic HTML version of Gmail|
|Lobsters||A technology-focused community centered around link aggregation and discussion|
|CNN Lite||A lite version of CNN.com|
|Hackaday||Fresh life hacks from around the Internet|
|Reuters||Lite version of reuters.com|
|the Context||news website based on the information from Wikipedia Current Events Portal (News section), with occasional editorial content (Opinion section)|
If you know some other similar lightweight version of websites please do contribute to this list.