Some web developers prefer to use HTML comments to document their code, others don't like it and not used it. What are the real benefits of using HTML comments for a web application in practice? Is it worth to use comments in general?
Comment is a code or text content enclosed in
--> which are ignored by browsers, i.e. not displayed and
not visible by end-users.
<!-- This is a comment -->
In general, it's totally OK to use HTML comments. But I've seen websites with HTML comments denotes closing tags, that results in significant increase of page size up to 30%. So, if you aim to have a quick and responsive web app, and to gain an "A" grade for web performance, as well as to rank better in SERP - I've highly recommend staying away from the extensive use of comments.
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