Prominent Colour Skeleton Screens for Images as seen on Pinterest

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A lot of image-heavy sites use Skeleton Screens to avoid showing a loading icon to their users. Pinterest takes it a step further and calculates the dominant colour of each image and use that as a placeholder. This snippet will allow you to achieve a somewhat similar visual effect.

If you are having trouble with the pen, try the archived copy on GitHub

Skeleton Screens for Images Snippet

See the Pen Dominant Color Lazy Loading by ComeOnCreative (@ComeonCreative) on CodePen.0

Posted by:Hima Vincent

Hima Vincent is the founder & editor in chief of CodeMyUI. She is a writer by day and a reader by night who helps web designers build awesome projects by sharing amazing code snippets for inspiration. Hobbies include designing, card games, photography and exploring the culinary arts.