A pagination method where upon reaching the end of a list the next "page" of results is appended to the existing list of items.

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Infinite scroll vs Pagination in E-commerce websites

Infinite scroll has been around for a while now, however I have not seen infinite scroll being implemented on any successful or well known e-commerce sites. Does anyone know of any e-commerce sites ...
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Regular pagination vs. infinite scroll

I'm currently making a dating site, my choice for pagination is between the traditional: [<< Prev] [1] [2] [3] [Next >>] vs [ Load More ] The 2nd is the "load more" bar or button ...
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How should “Select All” work in a “LOAD MORE” table?

We are building an enterprise which consists of tables with a lot of data. Our solution for the tables is to have an infinite scroll with a "Load More" button. There would be information of the ...
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During usability tests I see several people try to scroll down, how can the UX be improved to avoid this

I've got a mobile app where elements are displayed as a list (see illustration below) and all list elements fit on the mobile device's screen (total number of elements is 6). What I've seen people ...
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Infinite scrolling and page views

I'm working on a content-delivery portal restyle. Basically, it has huge lists of addresses and numbers (sort of whitepages). What I was wondering is: I wanted to test infinite scrolling and avoid ...
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Navigating back to previous location in infinitely scrolling page

I have come across a lot of infinite scrolls browsning the web but I have yet to find one that does not break when returning back to the list from for example looking at a newsarticle. What is the ...
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With infinite scrolling/pagination, how should I handle the user loading page 2, but there being new content on page 1?

Say we're looking at a website like Reddit or Facebook where there's infinite scrolling involved, and things aren't necessarily sorted by time, but are sorted by some relevance factor that decides the ...
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Faceted Search and Infinite Scrolling Together

Is it a good idea to use faceted/refining search with infinite scrolling in terms of user experience? If so, would it be a good idea to statically position the search/filter component on a web page?
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Does anyone have any test data on 'Load-more-button' infite scroll Vs 'Auto-load' infinite scroll?

We have multiple magazine and digital titles that are cross-sold in our site footers. Not to mention corporate messages and awards to convey. Obviously 'load-more' is the right solution but one of our ...
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Infinite scrolling + back button

Sometimes whilst bored I read old xkcd's annd although I know all the comics, I do from time to time discover a title text I hadn't seen before. This time I came across Which had the title text: "...
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Alternatives to pagination?

With Google Appengine, we can page to next page of a query using a cursor and with some effort we can also go to the previous page. But there is no good way to go to the n-th page, I believe for ...
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Linking into an infinite scrollable stream

I have a web app that contains a stream of entries with a "more..." button at the bottom that loads in older entries. If one of the entries is selected then the right panel displays details on that ...
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Paged or Scroll view in E-books?

Many e-book devices in the market are imitating the paged view concept like in books. I see that some e-book apps added also scroll view as an option. Is there any study that which paging style is ...
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Footers on Website with infinite scroll [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can the classic footer elements be integrated into an infinite scrolling layout? I don't know if this question exists in the forum. But I was on Facebook and LinkedIn ...
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Best UX for an email client's list of emails - pagination vs infinite scroll vs?

My web application has an email client. I am trying to figure out the best way to present the list of emails to the user...pagination like gmail, or infinite scroll like outlook, or is there a better ...
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How to effectively paginate many objects

We used to have a table interface which showed 1-10 on load and had the pages listed all the way from 2, 3, 4, ... n. We would like to re-design this interface to support scrolling of objects much ...
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Should I use 'Load More' or Automatic Loading? [duplicate]

I am creating a website that I want to have an infinite loading system on the home page. This page contains a tiled list that will fill up the page from left to right, and also most likely from top to ...
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Should a legal footer have two different positions depending on page content length?

Our UX team is tossing around the idea of two different positions for our legal footer depending on whether the page content has infinite scroll (i.e. lazy loading of content) or not. When it doesn't, ...
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How to tell user there are no more results - infinite scroll

We display search results with mechanism similar to infinite scroll. The only difference is that you can see more results by clicking "Show more" button at the end of the list - no automatic loading ...
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Should the 'back to top' button be used when infinite scrolling is implemented?

Infinite scrolling is becoming a popular design choice for many types of websites that focuses on the browsing rather than search behaviour. Does the use of back to the top actually support that ...
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Display an entire list of items OR show a few at a time

PROBLEM Currently working on some enhancements to a control panel admin bar. This bar displays a list of modules that a user can install on their site. Currently the module list shows everything at ...
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Infinite horizontal scrolling in a timeline

It's known that infinite scrolling may be harmful for the usability and that sometimes it's better to set an end and provide a button to show more content. My question is, in a web application ...
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Best practice for “Back to Top” on mobile app?

What are best practices for implementing Back to Top functionality on a (potentially) long activity feed, on a mobile app? At this point it's not clear whether the feed will be infinitely scrollable ...
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Is there a limit to the length of an infinitely scrolling page of content where readers are willing to read?

I have done some research on this subject and find much about the "myth of the fold," why infinite scrolling is not great for ecommerce, and how users benefit from a button to click to load more ...
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Classic pagination or infinite scrolling for server log messages

I want to display some server logs in my web application in a way Chrome DevTools shows its console. I want the latest entry to be on the top, older entries going down. While running the application, ...
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scroll-able website vs infinite scroll website

What is the most suitable for a personal website, a scroll-able website or a infinite scroll website? I haven't seen much infinite scroll websites for personal websites. So I have a doubt regarding ...
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Scroll to load more/infinite scrolling: What amount of content is enough content?

The 'pull/scroll to load more' interaction is dependent on there already being enough content to where the user would have to scroll. Does this mean that the amount of results on any given 'page' is ...
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What's the design pattern at the end of infinite scroll?

I have an app (iOS) that outputs a grid with all the applicable products. Is there a prevalent design pattern that indicates the end of infinite scroll?
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Does infinite scrolling work for side menus?

I am considering to use infinite scrolling on a website. I'm a bit confused because this website has some side menus. Explanation picture : Only the main content panel (2) uses infinite scrolling. ...
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Infinite scroll alternatives

I am working on a web application which requires me to display thousands of images as stored in the database. I want to implement it in this way: Each time the user scrolls through a certain number of ...
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Unlimited scrolling via an accordion

I have two panels on the right side of the search page where I am splitting it by an accordion. Now, I am struggling with is that whether we should pursue infinite scrolling or pagination in this ...
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Single page view vs. Continous view

PDF readers come with "Single page view" mode, when you scroll a page and when it hits the page break, the next page suddenly replaces the first one. Because my scroll-wheel bursts are much longer ...
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How many scrolls do user take on news application? [closed]

I need to set criteria on showing ads on my app, so i was wandering, how many scrolls do user take on news application?