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Users’ Pagination Preferences and “View All”

Pagination is a necessary evil when you have too many items to easily show them all on one screen. Linear content flows — such as articles like this — should almost never be broken up into multiple screens. It’s better to show the full article on one long screen than to inflict the pain of additional steps on users when all they want to do is read an article, and thus stay within that one item.

Where pagination comes in handy is for listings , such as ecommerce category pages, search engine results pages (SERPs), article archives, and photo galleries. Here, a user’s goal is not to peruse the full...


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