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Tried to use the Asset Library feature, just to look at, and read details of, the various image assets I use on my website.  I do have lots of images, roughly 350-400 so far - a little over half are 500kB and are 2500x1407 px, and a little under half are thumbnails about 70kB each at the 1000x 500 px wide. But Squarespace is marketed as a website for artists, and certainly imagery is a key essential feature.

I used the view that has a little thumbnail and a few attributes all on the same row, one image per row. 

V    E   R   Y     SSSS LLLLL O WWWW to load.

To scroll down to the bottom of the list took minutes. It appears the page refresh of loading of the images and data is inefficient. Several times the page stalled, and I had to wait a few minutes for things to come back. 

Unusable. Clearly tested with only a tiny demo website not representative of the sites Squarespace is trying to have us create.

I have 1GB/s internet service, which in the evenings tests at about 500 MB/s on my (admittedly ancient) PC. I do note that scrolling down the list of images on my Edge browser does get my CPU usage up, occasionally peaking at 100%. 

Anyone else have this experience?  Any insights as to how to use this thing?

Thanks.

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10 hours ago, FlyDresser said:

Tried to use the Asset Library feature...To scroll down to the bottom of the list took minutes. It appears the page refresh of loading of the images and data is inefficient. Several times the page stalled, and I had to wait a few minutes for things to come back. 

Clearly tested with only a tiny demo website not representative of the sites Squarespace is trying to have us create.

I do note that scrolling down the list of images on my Edge browser does get my CPU usage up, occasionally peaking at 100%. 

Anyone else have this experience? 

I don't experience any issues using the new Asset Library. It is fast and reactive.

It loads immediately and then further images load as quickly as I can scroll, on sites with thousands of images. 

 

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