Parent categories: Software.

Low-Energy Websites

YAML Question

How can websites and apps be made by using minimal energy?

method Package manager (e.g. NPM) for shared libraries in browser

Make browser user able to install libraries, like on operating system, and reduce the amount of data that we have to download for each app loading.

method Laymen How-To on Low-Energy Websites

Plain English step-by-step guide on how to make a low-tech website that teaches non-techies responsible web skills


Well, for one, I'd say, we could move a lot of shared JavaScript and CSS libraries to browser, and I have an idea on that.

Thanks for inspiring this problem question at IAM Weekend 2020 happening online:

For this to be feasible there needs to be some way of automatically measuring the energy impact of a website.

So you'd have to instrument a browser to see how much resources the website uses.

You could measure network bandwidth transmitted and CPU usage by the website.

Vote (Optional) Silently (suppress notifications) Remember (Optional) Please, log in.