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There are many scenarios where a few advantages will deviate and converge as disadvantages. The infinite scrolling and lazy loading is technically a great combo and bonhomie idea. To continue further with stats and research findings, I 've linked a few articles Endless scrolling saves people from having to attend to the mechanics of pagination in browsing ...


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I'm not sure if it's an exact answer to your question, but: yes, there exist some research on that users are more likely to discover more content, especially when the users are engaged in "time-killing" activities, according to NNGroup (who base their content on user research): Continuous scrolling is advantageous for content that streams constantly and ...


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I think the only place that comes to mind where the first page has the oldest content is an oldschool type forum where the first page contains the first posts and every page after that contains more and more recent posts. The reason for the numeration is that: It was expected that users would like to read threads in the order of posts. Content would move ...


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It sounds like from your question that you are thinking about the pagination of a blog, as opposed to say, search results (with good reason). One of the defining characteristics of a blog is that, as Wikipedia states it, posts are "typically displayed in reverse chronological order". The assumption is that a reader will want to see what's new and will go to ...


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I would argue that 1 is a number that in this scenario, everyone knows that it's the first page which contains the most relevant data. The user can always go back to page 1 to go back to the start. If the page enumeration was to start on page 634 it would be harder cognitively for the user to navigate. The second page would be 633, which will put more strain ...


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As far as I understand, Page 1 on pagination is not always about Latest or oldest entries. Instead, it is about the most relevant entries to your query. The results & orders will change based on your query & it's relevance. If you select to sort the result by Latest, then page 1 will hold the latest items. If you select to sort in ascending order, ...



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