Avoid a FOUCed content delivery experience using CSS and JavaScript

A Flash of Unstyled Content (FOUC) problem occurs when unstyled content is displayed in its raw form during page load, then later laid out as desired. This can be a problem in a Sitecore site as in any other; recently we encountered this while using the jQuery Exposure plugin.

To avoid this, try placing the following, or a functional equivalent, in the <head> section of your layout, after the script tag for jQuery itself:

.no-fouc {
    visibility : hidden ;

    $(function () { $( ".no-fouc" ).removeClass("no-fouc"); });

Then simply apply the no-fouc class to an appropriate container of the elements causing the problem.


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