- the issue is reproducible in betalabs
- the issue is the most noticeable on mobile
Steps to Reproduce:
- On Special:MediaSearch on 'commons wmf.13' perform a simple search - 'rose', 'snow' etc
- Click on any of displayed image in the result set to see a card in QuickView. There will be a noticeable delay in the displaying the Quickview image.
(click on the animated gif below)
- Add a greyed-out bg placeholder to the QuickView panel to preserve the appropriate amount of space until the image loads
- Investigate speeding up load time (e.g. we might want to try to get one of the more common thumbnail sizes and scale it down via CSS)