Jampack

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Optimizes static websites for best user experience and best Core Web Vitals scores.

What is jampack?

Not a bundler. Not a framework.

jampack is a post-processing tool that takes the output of your Static Site Generator (aka SSG) and optimizes it for best user experience and best Core Web Vitals scores.

Read the introduction blog post

What can jampack do?

<img>

<img src="./redpanda.jpg" alt="Red panda">

becomes responsive with dimensions:

<img src="./redpanda.jpg.webp" alt="Red panda" 
     srcset="
     ./redpanda.jpg.webp 3872w, ./[email protected] 3572w, ./[email protected] 3272w, 
     ./[email protected] 2972w, ./[email protected] 2672w, ./[email protected] 2372w,
     ./[email protected] 2072w, ./[email protected] 1772w, ./[email protected] 1472w,
     ./[email protected] 1172w, ./[email protected] 872w"
     sizes="100vw"
     loading="lazy"
     decoding="async"
     width="3872" 
     height="2592">

<picture>

<picture>
    <img src="./redpanda.jpg" alt="Red panda">
</picture>

becomes responsive with multiple formats including AVIF:

<picture>
    <source type="image/avif" 
            srcset="./[email protected] 1936w, ./[email protected] 1636w,
                    ./[email protected] 1336w, ./[email protected] 1036w,
                    ./[email protected] 736w">
    <source type="image/webp" 
            srcset="./[email protected] 1936w, ./[email protected] 1636w,
                    ./[email protected] 1336w, ./[email protected] 1036w,
                    ./[email protected] 736w">
    <img src="./redpanda.jpg" 
         alt="Red panda" 
         loading="lazy" 
         decoding="async" 
         width="1936" 
         height="1296" 
         srcset="./redpanda.jpg 1936w, ./[email protected] 1636w,
                 ./[email protected] 1336w, ./[email protected] 1036w,
                 ./[email protected] 736w"
         sizes="100vw">
</picture>

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CDN images become responsive

<img
      src="https://images.unsplash.com/photo-1513002749550-c59d786b8e6c?ixlib=rb-4.0.3&ixid=M3wxMjA3fDB8MHxwaG90by1wYWdlfHx8fGVufDB8fHx8fA%3D%3D"
      alt="Clouds in the sky by Taylor Van Riper"
      width="2848"
      height="4272"
    />

becomes

<img
      src="https://images.unsplash.com/photo-1513002749550-c59d786b8e6c?ixlib=rb-4.0.3&amp;ixid=M3wxMjA3fDB8MHxwaG90by1wYWdlfHx8fGVufDB8fHx8fA%3D%3D"
      alt="Clouds in the sky by Taylor Van Riper"
      width="2848"
      height="4272"
      loading="lazy"
      decoding="async"
      srcset="
        https://images.unsplash.com/photo-1513002749550-c59d786b8e6c?ixlib=rb-4.0.3&amp;ixid=M3wxMjA3fDB8MHxwaG90by1wYWdlfHx8fGVufDB8fHx8fA%3D%3D&amp;w=2848&amp;fit=min&amp;auto=format 2848w,
        https://images.unsplash.com/photo-1513002749550-c59d786b8e6c?ixlib=rb-4.0.3&amp;ixid=M3wxMjA3fDB8MHxwaG90by1wYWdlfHx8fGVufDB8fHx8fA%3D%3D&amp;w=2548&amp;fit=min&amp;auto=format 2548w,
        https://images.unsplash.com/photo-1513002749550-c59d786b8e6c?ixlib=rb-4.0.3&amp;ixid=M3wxMjA3fDB8MHxwaG90by1wYWdlfHx8fGVufDB8fHx8fA%3D%3D&amp;w=2248&amp;fit=min&amp;auto=format 2248w,
        https://images.unsplash.com/photo-1513002749550-c59d786b8e6c?ixlib=rb-4.0.3&amp;ixid=M3wxMjA3fDB8MHxwaG90by1wYWdlfHx8fGVufDB8fHx8fA%3D%3D&amp;w=1948&amp;fit=min&amp;auto=format 1948w,
        https://images.unsplash.com/photo-1513002749550-c59d786b8e6c?ixlib=rb-4.0.3&amp;ixid=M3wxMjA3fDB8MHxwaG90by1wYWdlfHx8fGVufDB8fHx8fA%3D%3D&amp;w=1648&amp;fit=min&amp;auto=format 1648w,
        https://images.unsplash.com/photo-1513002749550-c59d786b8e6c?ixlib=rb-4.0.3&amp;ixid=M3wxMjA3fDB8MHxwaG90by1wYWdlfHx8fGVufDB8fHx8fA%3D%3D&amp;w=1348&amp;fit=min&amp;auto=format 1348w,
        https://images.unsplash.com/photo-1513002749550-c59d786b8e6c?ixlib=rb-4.0.3&amp;ixid=M3wxMjA3fDB8MHxwaG90by1wYWdlfHx8fGVufDB8fHx8fA%3D%3D&amp;w=1048&amp;fit=min&amp;auto=format 1048w
      "
      sizes="100vw"
    />

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External images can be downloaded and optimized

<img
     src="https://images.unsplash.com/photo-1513002749550-c59d786b8e6c?ixlib=rb-4.0.3&ixid=M3wxMjA3fDB8MHxwaG90by1wYWdlfHx8fGVufDB8fHx8fA%3D%3D&auto=jpg&fit=crop&w=1287&q=80"
     alt="Clouds in the sky by Taylor Van Riper"
/>

becomes

<img
     src="_jampack/ab99b9d280ce4cf7cfc810b59f3a7739.jpg.webp"
     alt="Clouds in the sky by Taylor Van Riper"
     loading="lazy"
     decoding="async"
     width="1287"
     height="1931"
     srcset="
        _jampack/ab99b9d280ce4cf7cfc810b59f3a7739.jpg.webp  1287w,
        _jampack/[email protected]  987w,
        _jampack/[email protected]  687w
     "
     sizes="100vw"
    />

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Above & below-the-fold

jampack optimizes assets above-the-fold ⬆️.

  • Images are loaded with higher priority.
  • Images are compress as Progressive JPEG.
  • Small images are embedded in HTML.

Lazy-load assets below-the-fold ⬇️.

  • Images and Iframes are lazy loaded.

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Inline critical CSS

Avoid FOUC while stylesheets are downloaded and parsed. jampack will inline critical CSS and lazy-load the rest of CSS.

Read more

Speedup the future page navigations by prefetching the links on the page. Thanks to quicklink, this can be done dynamically as links enter the viewport.

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All assets are compressed

In a 2nd PASS, jampack compresses all untouched assets and keep the same name and the same format.

ExtensionCompressor
.html,.htmhtml-minifier-terser
.csslightningCSS
.jsesbuild or swc
.svgsvgo
.jpg,.jpegsharp
.pngsharp
.webpsharp
.avifsharp

And a lot more!

Quick use

# Optimize static website in `dist` folder
npx @divriots/jampack ./dist

For more options see CLI options.

jampack used in the wild

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Why is it called jampack?

License

This software is released under the terms of the MIT license.