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Offline njtweb

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Post scrolling versus pagination
« on: March 15, 2019, 12:12:20 PM »
I'm thinking about installing this but I'd like to get opinions from anybody who might be using it or something similar. Does anybody see any advantages or disadvantages to scrolling versus pagination?

Ajax continuous post scrolling mod - http://custom.simplemachines.org/mods/index.php?mod=3897

The reason why I'm thinking about installing is because 3/4 of my traffic is on phones. I'm assuming this would be easier for them to scroll through several pages of comments versus having to click each page number to get to the next page to read prior comments.

Thank  you and I look forward to any comments.

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Re: Post scrolling versus pagination
« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2019, 04:13:19 PM »
The hard is for posts that have many pages might be harder to jump to a certain page or the end/start
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4. However, this mod has it caveat i.e. depending on your forum server, it may break if the posts are more than 500 or so.
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Re: Post scrolling versus pagination
« Reply #2 on: March 15, 2019, 04:37:06 PM »
The mod would be great if it were extended to the message index as well, but it seems only limited to threads

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Re: Post scrolling versus pagination
« Reply #3 on: March 15, 2019, 04:49:45 PM »
One thing to also keep in mind if your site is ad support. You will get a lot less page views since no page reloads.
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Re: Post scrolling versus pagination
« Reply #4 on: March 15, 2019, 05:32:04 PM »
Good point 👆

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Re: Post scrolling versus pagination
« Reply #5 on: March 15, 2019, 07:17:37 PM »
Oh yes, very very important and good point. That alone has me out now.