[wp-meta] [Making WordPress.org] #6769: Plugin pages should prewarm s.w.org

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#6769: Plugin pages should prewarm s.w.org
 Reporter:  jonoaldersonwp    |       Owner:  (none)
     Type:  enhancement       |      Status:  new
 Priority:  normal            |   Milestone:
Component:  Plugin Directory  |  Resolution:
 Keywords:  seo performance   |

Comment (by jonoaldersonwp):

 Browsers which don't support `preconnect` will fall back to `dns-prefetch`
 gracefully when both are included, and `preconnect` 'includes' `dns-
 prefetch`. So having both is good practices.

 I'd be nervous about doing this globally, as there's a cost to (either)
 hint if/when it's not used.

 We should do this regardless of caching, as the browser still needs to do
 the HTTPS handshake, etc, and getting that started sooner saves a bunch of

Ticket URL: <https://meta.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/6769#comment:3>
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