I am building a marketplace of sorts for NFTs. The issue I have come across is the huge size of the meta in some cases. Some videos reach as large as 30 MB, on top of that, there appears to be a large delay before the media / meta gets downloaded.
As a simple example, take Sandbox’s Sandship asset. Here is the part of the meta we are interested in:
According to the docs I have read (ipfs in web browsers), we should use dweb link prefix to let the gateway do its magic, so pretending
should load the image in my browser window. Instead, it is loading it indefinitely. I assume it will fall out with the timeout error.
I am curious what I am doing wrong? And finally, what is the best way to solve this problem (of showing the NFT media in a fast and snappy way).