Questions tagged [lazy-loading]

a design pattern commonly used in computer programming to defer initialization of an object until the point at which it is needed.

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Should you use skeleton loading when you can't promise content?

For example, we have a search where users will be searching from a finite amount of content that they have generated. If they search for something too specific and get 0 results there would be no ...
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Two loaders on a screen - good interaction pattern?

Recently, I noticed a micro-interaction on LinkedIn where there were 2 loaders on the same page - different in size and color. They were probably for loading different types of content. Is this a good ...
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Where should keyboard focus go when a ‘load more’ content button is clicked

Where should keyboard focus go when a ‘load more’ button is clicked? On websites showing this functionality; either focus is moved to the top of the page when the button is clicked, or focus moves ...
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Shoud the user be able to manipulate a list before it is fully populated?

I am facing a problem with a desktop app that, upon startup, should display a large list of items (Patients in a medical record system). Typical uses of that list would be as usual: Scroll up and ...
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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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Spinner vs Blur for image loading in 2017?

My client is a photographer, his website contains 3 types of images: 1) Homepage Full screen background gallery images 2) Gallery slider images 3) Blog posts with images I can't decide which ...
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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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Ideas for a better approach to a lazy load message

I have a mobile web-app with some Youtube videos embedded. All of them are loaded lazily, which means that if you don't tap on the image, the video doesn't load. Due a technical restriction on mobile ...
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Multiple Busy indicators are better? or Single busy indicator per card is better?

I have 3 separate async backend calls each one for the card shown below. Is it better to have busy indicator for each card? or as shown below is a better approach?
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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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Lazy loading with sort [closed]

I am working on an enterprise app that returns quite a few results from search. The users wanted to have lazy loading on the search results but also require sorting. My devs tell me the sort will not ...
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Right place to add a new comment on lazy loading screen

Consider a mobile app screen with many comments, which are ordered by created date (oldest first). Comments are lazily loaded, page size = 10. Now please consider the following use case: The user ...
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How to use "Greeked Text" —or fake content— to reduce anxiety in cases of long loading times

In cases where loading times are too long (more than a minute) does showing fake content or content placeholders while the application is loading data help reduce anxiety? I've only seen this in ...
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preloading strategies for searching large amounts of data

So I have encountered a similar situation described as the one below. Lets day a sales person from Ford is shipping a new car to one of the thousands of rental car places they do buisiness in the ...
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