Ask Different is a question and answer site for power users of Apple hardware and software. Join them; it only takes a minute:

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

The Reddit homepage appears like the below screenshot sometimes.

It happens across all different pages and at different times eg Facebook/Google etc - can anyone shed some light on why?

enter image description here

share|improve this question

My unproven theory is that some of the resources involved in the content have timed out while trying to load.

I just loaded in Safari and viewed the source, and I see that the style sheet is indeed a separate file: So the browser first has to load the main URL (index.html or perhaps a program that generates the content), then the browser locates the stylesheet attribute, and tries to fetch the URL so the style can be applied.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.