Amazines Free Article Archive
www.amazines.com - Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Read about the most recent changes and happenings at Amazines.com
Log into your account or register as a new author. Start submitting your articles right now!
Search our database for articles.
Subscribe to receive articles emailed straight to your email account. You may choose multiple categories.
View our newest articles submitted by our authors.
View our most top rated articles rated by our visitors.
* Please note that this is NOT the ARTICLE manager
Add a new EZINE, or manage your EZINE submission.
Add fresh, free web content to your site such as newest articles, web tools, and quotes with a single piece of code!
Home What's New? Submit/Manage Articles Latest Posts Top Rated Article Search
Google
Subscriptions Manage Ezines
CATEGORIES
 Article Archive
 Advertising (133431)
 Advice (161165)
 Affiliate Programs (34757)
 Art and Culture (73748)
 Automotive (145659)
 Blogs (75212)
 Boating (9844)
 Books (17221)
 Buddhism (4128)
 Business (1329011)
 Business News (426379)
 Business Opportunities (366351)
 Camping (10967)
 Career (72751)
 Christianity (15848)
 Collecting (11638)
 Communication (115068)
 Computers (241942)
 Construction (38919)
 Consumer (49685)
 Cooking (17067)
 Copywriting (6650)
 Crafts (18205)
 Cuisine (7543)
 Current Affairs (20419)
 Dating (45889)
 EBooks (19696)
 E-Commerce (48224)
 Education (185300)
 Electronics (83506)
 Email (6407)
 Entertainment (159837)
 Environment (28927)
 Ezine (3039)
 Ezine Publishing (5451)
 Ezine Sites (1550)
 Family & Parenting (110929)
 Fashion & Cosmetics (196424)
 Female Entrepreneurs (11846)
 Feng Shui (131)
 Finance & Investment (310446)
 Fitness (106332)
 Food & Beverages (62917)
 Free Web Resources (7940)
 Gambling (30223)
 Gardening (25148)
 Government (10532)
 Health (629684)
 Hinduism (2206)
 Hobbies (44055)
 Home Business (91582)
 Home Improvement (251109)
 Home Repair (46177)
 Humor (4832)
 Import - Export (5453)
 Insurance (45105)
 Interior Design (29585)
 International Property (3485)
 Internet (191004)
 Internet Marketing (146475)
 Investment (22848)
 Islam (1167)
 Judaism (1356)
 Law (80455)
 Link Popularity (4595)
 Manufacturing (20855)
 Marketing (98994)
 MLM (14136)
 Motivation (18221)
 Music (27012)
 New to the Internet (9496)
 Non-Profit Organizations (4048)
 Online Shopping (129631)
 Organizing (7804)
 Party Ideas (11852)
 Pets (38069)
 Poetry (2234)
 Press Release (12683)
 Public Speaking (5635)
 Publishing (7527)
 Quotes (2407)
 Real Estate (126636)
 Recreation & Leisure (95395)
 Relationships (87678)
 Research (16169)
 Sales (80337)
 Science & Technology (110257)
 Search Engines (23487)
 Self Improvement (153224)
 Seniors (6236)
 Sexuality (35949)
 Small Business (49283)
 Software (83015)
 Spiritual (23475)
 Sports (116078)
 Tax (7659)
 Telecommuting (34067)
 Travel & Tourism (307856)
 UK Property Investment (3121)
 Video Games (13428)
 Web Traffic (11747)
 Website Design (56838)
 Website Promotion (36595)
 World News (1000+)
 Writing (35790)
Author Spotlight
ELLISEN WANG

I'm Ellisen, nice to meet you! Obviously you're here because you want to know who I am. Wel...more
DANICA EVANS

Danica Evans is an experienced author and online content writer. She has done her major in psycholog...more
PUSHPA SRIVASTAVA

Pushpa Srivastava is an SEO strategist that helps online business owners figure out how to grow thei...more
CACEY TAYLOR

Im just a man who likes to be happy and see others happy. Im into home business, sports, family, and...more
OLEG KOBETS

Oleg has been providing SEO, Copywriting and Content Management services for 10+ years. For the last...more


The UI design of Infinite Pages by Martin Metz





Article Author Biography
The UI design of Infinite Pages by
Article Posted: 05/14/2013
Article Views: 24
Articles Written: 169
Word Count: 667
Article Votes: 0
AddThis Social Bookmark Button

The UI design of Infinite Pages


 
Business

Researchers often tell us that content above the fold in a UI design is far more likely to be engaged with by the user than at the bottom of a page. There are some benefits to keeping your homepage short and splitting the information over several pages, but in some cases it can help to have an infinite UI design where users can scroll down the page to find the information they want. Many argue that having infinite scrolling pages is better for mobile, as these can be adapted well for information that fits on a small screen and because users do not have to wait for pages to load in the traditional sense. This article will look at the advantages and disadvantages of using an infinite page in your UI designs.

Why infinite scrolling might not work

If you are creating a website where users are searching for specific products or information, they will often store in their minds the location of where they saw valid information, or a product that matches their specifications. While infinite scrolling can introduce a user to new information or products that might interest them, it is possible that an endless page with infinite search results could be a distraction. Google is a good example of a site with infinite results deliberately limiting what the user can see at any one time. Where only the first 10 results are shown for the web search, more than ten items appear in the image search. You could argue that this is because images often take longer to load, and because of the range of sizes and colors that show up in an image search, it is easier for the user to remember the location of the image in the UI.

When infinite scrolling works in UI design

Good examples of infinite scrolling feature on social networking sites such as Tumblr, Pinterest and Twitter. This is because new information is being generated for the user all the time. On a home page, you can play with new ways to encourage your user to scroll further with CSS tricks. This is a more interactive way than having them click to reach another page. There are however some things to consider when creating your UI design. One of these is that users may expect to see a footer at the bottom of the page. They will therefore become frustrated if they cannot reach this. Some designers suggest using a fixed footer, or including contact information, and other items that you would expect to see in a footer, at the top of the page. Also consider what will happen if a user clicks on an entry and then hits the back button. Users will become frustrated if they are brought back to the top of the page if they have spent time scrolling down for results. For an e-commerce site, this can have a negative impact, as users may not be able to find items they wanted to purchase.

Conclusion

To get to grips with the trend of infinite scrolling, take a look at a few examples. This type of UI design is often specific to context. Look to see whether an infinite page length will increase discovery of information, or could lead to possible frustration for your users. A possible compromise is to let the user choose whether they would like for more information to be shown. You can do this by creating a button on the page and letting more information appear. That way, they do not become too overwhelmed with information, but can decide if they would like to see more information.

About the Author

Pidoco.com – User Interface Design, Wireframe, Wireframes Wireframe Software, Interface Design Software, Online Wireframe Tool, Wireframe Tool Prototyping Tool, Clickable Wireframes, Usability Testing and Digital Paper Prototyping. User centered design for improved UI Design.

Related Articles - interface design, wireframes, user interface design, UI design, interface design software,

Email this Article to a Friend!

Receive Articles like this one direct to your email box!
Subscribe for free today!

 Rate This Article  
Completely useless, should be removed from directory.
Minimal useful information.
Decent and informative.
Great article, very informative and helpful.
A 'Must Read'.

 

Do you Agree or Disagree? Have a Comment? POST IT!

 Reader Opinions 
Submit your comments and they will be posted here.
Make this comment or to the Author only:
Name:
Email:
*Your email will NOT be posted. This is for administrative purposes only.
Comments: *Your Comments WILL be posted to the AUTHOR ONLY if you select PRIVATE and to this PUBLIC PAGE if you select PUBLIC, so write accordingly.
 
Please enter the code in the image:



 Author Login 
LOGIN
Register for Author Account

 

Advertiser Login

 

ADVERTISE HERE NOW!
   Limited Time $60 Offer!
   90  Days-1.5 Million Views  

 

Great Paranormal Romance


DAMIAN POWELL

Demonstrated exceptional leadership in the government and private sector at an executive level. Skil...more
STEPHEN BYE

Steve Bye is currently a fiction writer, who published his first novel, ‘Looking Forward Through The...more
HELEN STEPHENS

I love to research products and write reviews only high-quality useful products. ...more
LAURA JEEVES

At LeadGenerators, we specialise in content-led Online Marketing Strategies for our clients in the t...more
JASON NG

Jason Ng has a huge passion for the health and fitness industry as he strongly believes that having ...more
GENE MYERS

Author of four books and two screenplays; frequent magazine contributor. I have four other books "in...more
CECILIA KAELIN

Cecilia is a professional Editor-writer (30+ years) and works on a worldwide scale. She has a profes...more
PAUL RICE

hello everyone l been on the net since 2000 and enjoy my work l work as an affiliate and also have w...more
STEVERT MCKENZIE

Stevert Mckenzie, Travel Enthusiast. ...more
ADRIAN JOELE

I have been involved in nutrition and weight management for over 12 years and I like to share my kn...more

HomeLinksAbout UsContact UsTerms of UsePrivacy PolicyFAQResources
Copyright © 2020, All rights reserved.
Some pages may contain portions of text relating to certain topics obtained from wikipedia.org under the GNU FDL license