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How can I remove half second delay between the switching of elements on page I'm A/B testing?

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After I created a test, I'm noticing that there is about a half-second delay between the switching out of the element on the page I am testing and the new element. In my case it's switching out the wording within the header, and the delay looks very distracting and is probably affecting the outcome. Is there a way to eliminate this delay so that the page does not change while loading?

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How can I remove half second delay between the switching of elements on page I'm A/B testing?

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Have you been using the page hiding snippet?


https://support.google.com/360suite/optimize/answer/7100284?hl=en

and

https://developers.google.com/optimize/

 

This is needed to avoid "flicker" until the optimize script loads (it loads asynchronously in order to avoid having a negative impact on your page)

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How can I remove half second delay between the switching of elements on page I'm A/B testing?

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When you click on the "view snippet" section on the right hand side of the page, you need to install the Page hiding code right above your analytics code in your html.

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How can I remove half second delay between the switching of elements on page I'm A/B testing?

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Google Employee

Have you been using the page hiding snippet?


https://support.google.com/360suite/optimize/answer/7100284?hl=en

and

https://developers.google.com/optimize/

 

This is needed to avoid "flicker" until the optimize script loads (it loads asynchronously in order to avoid having a negative impact on your page)

How can I remove half second delay between the switching of elements on page I'm A/B testing?

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Also learned something new!

 

Thank you!