I love articles that specifically focus on tiny little details within web development. For example, this week I stumbled upon an article featuring all the fine details about scheduling in requestAnimationFrame. Another gem I discovered is a widely unknown but very practical SVG attribute to preserve stroke widths while scaling an illustration.
All of these little details can make such a huge difference in our projects, so I’m particularly thankful for having discovered these articles to share with you this week. Let’s dive in.
What is the best UX pattern to display products on an e-commerce website: pagination, a “Load more” button or infinite scrolling? At Baymard Institute, we’ve conducted several year-long large-scale usability studies of more than 50+ leading e-commerce websites. We tested (among other things) these three design patterns for loading products, both on desktop and mobile.
Further reading on Smashing: Infinite Scrolling: Let’s Get To The Bottom Of This Get the Scrolling Right Reapplying Hick’s Law of Narrowing Decision Architecture 6 Design Principles To Evaluate Your Product How To Change User Behavior With UX Design And Psychology Pagination is still the most popular way to load new items on a website because it ships by default in almost every single e-commerce platform.