The Lazysizes Plugin provides support for lazyloading images defined in the markdown of a page. Instead of manipulating the rendered content it extends the markdown parser and wont't work with editors that are not using the Grav Parsedown Parser, like tinymce-editor for example.
Installing the Lazysizes plugin can be done in one of three ways: The GPM (Grav Package Manager) installation method lets you quickly install the plugin with a simple terminal command, the manual method lets you do so via a zip file, and the admin method lets you do so via the Admin Plugin.
GPM Installation (Preferred)
To install the plugin via the GPM, through your system's terminal (also called the command line), navigate to the root of your Grav-installation, and enter:
bin/gpm install lazysizes
This will install the Lazysizes plugin into your
/user/plugins-directory within Grav. Its files can be found under
To install the plugin manually, download the zip-version of this repository and unzip it under
/your/site/grav/user/plugins. Then rename the folder to
lazysizes. You can find these files on GitHub or via GetGrav.org.
You should now have all the plugin files under
NOTE: This plugin is a modular component for Grav which may require other plugins to operate, please see its blueprints.yaml-file on GitHub.
If you use the Admin Plugin, you can install the plugin directly by browsing the
Plugins-menu and clicking on the
Before configuring this plugin, you should copy the
user/config/plugins/lazysizes.yaml and only edit that copy.
Here is the default configuration and an explanation of available options:
Note that if you use the Admin Plugin, a file with your configuration named lazysizes.yaml will be saved in the
user/config/plugins/-folder once the configuration is saved in the Admin.