nteractive design paging or loading That’s a problem

[editor’s note] [author of this article @ Mu yoyo ‘is published on its personal blog. Whether it is the web page or mobile phone application, information cannot be on a page all show, this requires some extensions page information interactive mode: paging (Pagination) and loading (Continuous Scrolling). Paging and loading are very common in interactive mode, we will meet every day, it is too common, we can’t even feel their existence, browse to the bottom of the page, see page easy to click, automatic loading will continue reading.

but it is this little bit that will give users a very different subtle feeling. This article talks about the big differences between these little differences.


pages can be divided into large pieces of space, displayed on separate continuous pages for easier user understanding and searching. Allows users to clearly know what they want to browse in the end, how many, have been browsing to which part, and how much is left?. Paging enables users to have a clear expectation of what they are browsing.

longer pages are sure to use pagination. One is to give the user how much content is expected, and two is to provide visitors with a pause. If users look at an article has turned over a dozen screens, scroll bar or stay in the middle of the browser on the position, it would be more hopeless.


again look at the search engine and electricity supplier website, will also see paging control.



searches or looks at a list of goods, the amount of content cannot be expected, and the first effect of paging naturally tells the user how much information to browse. Second, paging allows users to quickly skip some do not want to see the information, or quickly jump to the home page or home page, choose to browse the content. Third, paging is very easy to locate and find back, perhaps in search of a skirt, I have turned to fifth pages, suddenly remembered second page there seems to be good, can jump directly, quickly find it.


paging control actually creates a natural pause for the content of the site, which can be used to make the product more rhythmic. But when a user reads the content of a page, he has to stop reading, and click on the jump to get more content. There is no denying that the pause will interrupt users’ minds to some extent. When paging is encountered, users are likely to think about whether to continue browsing or to leave the site, so they tend to lose some users when paging is encountered.

continuous loading

continuous loading is an interactive mode opposite to pagination, and there is no obvious boundary between messages

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