Experts say don’t do infinite scrolling, or be extremely careful in doing so. I completely agree. Infinite scrolling creates accessibility and usability problems. Below are checkpoints, issues and suggestions from a few resources.Here’s a great list of checkpoints
In the Simply Accessible article Automatic infinite scrolling & accessibility, Derek Featherstone (@Feather) says:
- Just don’t implement infinite scrolling.
- Replace automatic infinite scrolling with a “Load more results…” button or link that explicitly invites the user to add more. Once they do a few times, prompt them to ask if they’d like to turn auto-loading of more results on.
- No, really, just don’t implement infinite scrolling.
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