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how many jquery plugins is too much?

generally after how many will a website start to slow down/become laggy?

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There isn't really a good answer to your question. It's going to depend heavily on how resource intensive the particular plugins you're using are.

It's also worth keeping in mind that plugins sometimes don't work well with each other. It will get increasingly difficult to track down bad interactions the more plugins you use.

When you're not sure, testing is the way to go. Check your site's performance on various browsers and devices if possible. Don't forget to test it on phones and tablets if you have them available!

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