Avoid CSS @import

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Browsers are built to download files in parallel, these files are downloaded as they are parsed from the HTML in the response. When using @import the requested @import files will only be downloaded after the requested css file is downloaded from the server making your users wait on a CSS file to finish downloading before starting the next.

How do I fix this ?

Avoid using @import in your CSS files to <link .. /> elements.

For example the following:


body { background-color: red; }

would be updated to the following instead:

    <link href="/reset.css" />


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