Create a low bandwidth version of your site using the Context module.

Sep
22

In this article I would like to talk about creating low bandwidth versions of websites running on Drupal 6.x.

The times of dial-up and other types of slow internet connections are (almost) over, but sometimes it's still important to give your users the option to experience a light version of your website. I will explain how to implement such functionality using the context module. This will also serve as a good example of how to write context conditions.

The idea is pretty simple; If a user clicks on a 'Low bandwidth version' link, we hide some “heavy” blocks on the site. As the context module can hide and show blocks, we only need to implement a condition and use it to switch between versions of the site. Read More >>>