How can I remove jQuery from my website? I don’t need it and I’m trying to keep things to a bare minimum.
I think you can’t remove it. Webflow is using jQuery for some things. Maybe @PixelGeek will explain more.
Today that would not be an option. It may be in the future. Insight on this during the last Live Q&A with Vlad Magdalin at the playhead shared below. 25:00
JQuery effect on site speed is very very minimal (before body) + on second page and so on cached.
I am in a similar position to @beneverard. We have a Single Page Application and our designer used WebFlow to build out the page and add a few animations.
I realize this isn’t your standard use case but adding jQuery to an existing codebase is a hard sell. Whole SPAs are built with less code than jQuery’s 87k. It would be nice if we could have a minimal IX2 engine we could add in without needing jQuery or the extra WebFlow code.
I would be happy to help with any of this kind of code work (for the IX2 engine specifically), I don’t know if IX2 is open source or not but I don’t see it on WebFlows Github account.
As a heads up in the video dropping jQuery is discussed starting at about 48:50.