I've noticed that quite often there is a pause part way through a hub page displaying. I've seen this happen whether on my smartphone, laptop or desktop. And I've seen it happen on any hub that has ads.
Why doesn't HP configure the ad code so that is is deferred or loaded asynchronously, so that the page will load faster? The average user coming to a hubpage via a search engine will not likely wait it out if the page is loading slowly. I know I wouldn't. I configure ads on my website to load asynchronously for just this reason.
The ad server code is asynchronous, but I believe that hosts have limits into how many connections they will process simultaneously.
Unfortunately, ads are really slow and not much we can do beyond removing them. Load a hub with ads off and you'll see how quickly it loads.
I'd really like the ads to be quicker as well!
The ads may be loading asynchronously, but do you have any idea why PageSpeed Insights sees these as blocking scripts? I believe it would be tremendously worthwhile to work out the blocking script issues, as I'm sure it's impacting traffic.
PageSpeed Results for a hubpage:
Your page has 3 blocking script resources and 1 blocking CSS resources. This causes a delay in rendering your page.
None of the above-the-fold content on your page could be rendered without waiting for the following resources to load. Try to defer or asynchronously load blocking resources, or inline the critical portions of those resources directly in the HTML.
http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jq … min.js....
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