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Webpage loading: blank page for several seconds #3658

fear-the-beaver opened this Issue Mar 11, 2019 · 2 comments


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fear-the-beaver commented Mar 11, 2019


Some webpages like!input.action and stay blank for 3-5 seconds before showing the content.

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Enable shields in Brave (ads and trackers, HTTPs, block 3rd party cookies and device recognition)
  2. Access!input.action or

Actual result:

1. Blank page is being displayed for 3-5 seconds.
2. Page elements start loading up.

Expected result:

  1. Page elements start loading up.

Reproduces how often:


Brave version (brave://version info)


Brave 0.60.48 Chromium: 72.0.3626.121 (Official Build) (64-bit)
Revision da3787ba355f18db7db52abf75c42afb408d656f-refs/branch-heads/3626@{#883}


Brave | 1.0.84 Chromium 72.0.3626.121

OS | Android 9

Reproducible on current release:

  • Does it reproduce on brave-browser dev/beta builds?

Not tested

Website problems only:

  • Does the issue resolve itself when disabling Brave Shields?


  • Is the issue reproducible on the latest version of Chrome?

Not tested

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gabrielhug commented Mar 12, 2019

This seems to be related to these sites' use of Google Optimize's anti-flicker page hiding.

Reproducible on beta and dev, but not in Chrome.


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rebron commented Mar 15, 2019

cc: @kjozwiak to check on where this is getting tripped up.

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