Questions tagged [infinite-scroll]

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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What approach can I do to show a # of elements until cover viewport without having to refresh the page if the user resize the window? [migrated]

I have to load several elements like a list with javascript. I have to fill the viewport if necessary because I need load more elements when the user reach the bottom of my container. for that I need ...
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Usability testing: what can be the best questions to ask a user to understand if they prefer infinite scroll vs pagination?

For example, unsplash.com has an infinite scroll. Let's say we want to change it to pagination. What can be the best questions to ask a user for a usability test?
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Just infinite scrolling or infinite loop with 'show more' button [duplicate]

Hi :) i want to know about your opinioin about how infinite scroll works (like twitter, facebook, etc) and compare it with infinite scroll + 'load more content' button after pass some contents (like ...
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Is the “feed” role also appropriate for the “Load More” button approach?

Both w3.org and MDN seem to associate the feed role with infinite scrolling, without mentioning if it applies to button-triggered loading as well (with a "Load More" button). My application shows ...
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Should you save the state in a page with infinite scrolling?

I have a page with infinite scrolling on it. I display news in descending order of time and new items keep coming in When people go to the bottom of the page, they load more items automatically and ...
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Allowing users to select large items to export from a paginated list

On a website I'm designing, users have access to a search function that lists items with potentially much content inside (they're meant to be grammar exercises, and so multiple grammar problems can be ...
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Scrollbars for an infinite plane

I'm designing a web application to plan Minecraft builds. Basically, it's a pixel editor except that each tile has a texture instead of a color. I am targeting desktop browsers, though I would like to ...
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on-demand scrolling modal?

On our desktop site, our response for many places where table, or cards, is used to display data, is to have a button that spawns a modal for adding a record to the table/cards. The models for these ...
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Favoring consistency over elegance?

This is a bit of a difficult question to explain in the title but hopefully it will make more sense after reading the question. I'm in the process of designing a web app with a basic design ...
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Design patterns to indicate status on infinite scroll pages

There are several questions regarding design patterns that apply to infinite scroll such as What's the design pattern at the end of infinite scroll? and also What are best mobile navigation ...
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How to help users keep the effort when filling a long (160+- questions) questionnaires?

I am lending a hand on a project of my friend who is designing a questionnaire for high school students to determine what kind of higher education they are suitable for. There will be over hundred ...
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Comment section for an infinite scrolling blog page

I came across many infinite scrolling blog pages and could not able to find an appropriate example of a comments section in a blog page with infinite scroll. Is keeping an infinite scroll is even a ...
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Scrolling Behavior - Mobile vs Desktop

We have some internal research that shows our users scroll much further down the page on mobile vs desktop. The page lengths are exactly the same in terms of the amount of products displayed - 3 ...
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Infinite scroll and “Select all”

I have question about how Select All should work (in your opinion/research) together with Infinite Scroll in table. So I've got this table, which shows 40 items by default. After scrolling to bottom ...
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Why does Google still use paging instead of progressive loading?

As a designer I believe "Page system" is less efficient than progressive loading inside a single page. However it is still widely used on many websites including Google’s search results. Maybe there ...
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Button to stop infinite scroll in search result listing?

One of the problems of using infinite scroll on a search result listing page is that the user never can get to the bottom/footer of the page (or any other content after the listing) as long as there ...
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To Infinite Scroll or not on a community driven lyrics website

BACKGROUND A couple of years back I developed the following community-driven lyrics website. I dabble on the musical instrument Bağlama and we often sit as a group on the evenings, drink and sing. We ...
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Why not load all content at once but use infinite scrolling?

I'm creating an eCommerce website, and I've read numerous posts about making the UX better by loading more products when the user gets near to the end of the page. However, why not just load all ...
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How to handle a data table with row selection and infinite scroll?

Data table properties: Multiple columns per row Displays 20 rows by default When the 20th item is reach via scrolling, loads 20 more rows Rows are selectable Columns are sortable Questions: What's ...
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Should I use regular pagination or infinite scroll in this case?

I code a website which is online classifieds similar to craigslist. We are working on the pagination for the list of classified ads and we use regular pagination. Is there any reason to use infinite ...
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Mobile website subscribe form position

I'm developing (and designing) a products showcase website with mobile-first approach. My company needs a form for users to subscribe to our newsletter. My main problem is that so far my design use ...
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Instant auto complete/search on thousands of results

I am working on an enterprise application for maintenance software. The task I am designing for currently includes a drop-down selection form field for the user to select an asset or vehicle that they ...
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What's the best way to display an infinitely scrolling, alphabetized list?

This list needs to allow the user to jump from one letter to another (say, from A's to Q's). But we're not paginating, but loading everything onto a single page.
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“Front end” sorting on a infinite scrolling list

I have a list of members on a web app and I want to improve usability and performances when users are browsing it. This list can be very long (500+ members). To improve performances, we are ...
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What is a good way to allow a user to view and act on large amounts of data?

Alright I've been Googling all morning and I'm not satisfied with any answers I've found. The problem: I want users to be able to view a large amount of data. The solution: Pagination. __ The ...
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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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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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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 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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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?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...