Talk:1309: Infinite Scrolling

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I think the title text is supposed to be sarcasm. Note that it IS possible to keep track of section of javascript-generated pages, but it's harder and I'm not sure if there is cross-browser way to make back button work with them, it's possible you need different code for every browser. -- [[User:Hkmaly|Hkmaly]] ([[User talk:Hkmaly|talk]]) 10:48, 27 December 2013 (UTC)
 
I think the title text is supposed to be sarcasm. Note that it IS possible to keep track of section of javascript-generated pages, but it's harder and I'm not sure if there is cross-browser way to make back button work with them, it's possible you need different code for every browser. -- [[User:Hkmaly|Hkmaly]] ([[User talk:Hkmaly|talk]]) 10:48, 27 December 2013 (UTC)
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:Using location.hash should work on most browsers. However, coding it in is intimately connected to something called "work", which is probably the reason it generally isn't implemented. Also, reloading e.g. a soup that's been scrolled down two miles would take forever. --[[Special:Contributions/173.245.54.86|173.245.54.86]] 18:54, 27 December 2013 (UTC)
  
 
Shouldn't we add a few examples of websites that currently exhibit this behavior? Facebook and Twitter come to mind... [[User:Kaa-ching|Kaa-ching]] ([[User talk:Kaa-ching|talk]]) 12:45, 27 December 2013 (UTC)
 
Shouldn't we add a few examples of websites that currently exhibit this behavior? Facebook and Twitter come to mind... [[User:Kaa-ching|Kaa-ching]] ([[User talk:Kaa-ching|talk]]) 12:45, 27 December 2013 (UTC)
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: Soup.io and Tumblr, too. Understandably. I find paginated Tumblr much more annoying than infinite scrolling. --[[Special:Contributions/173.245.54.86|173.245.54.86]] 18:54, 27 December 2013 (UTC)

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I think the title text is supposed to be sarcasm. Note that it IS possible to keep track of section of javascript-generated pages, but it's harder and I'm not sure if there is cross-browser way to make back button work with them, it's possible you need different code for every browser. -- Hkmaly (talk) 10:48, 27 December 2013 (UTC)

Using location.hash should work on most browsers. However, coding it in is intimately connected to something called "work", which is probably the reason it generally isn't implemented. Also, reloading e.g. a soup that's been scrolled down two miles would take forever. --173.245.54.86 18:54, 27 December 2013 (UTC)

Shouldn't we add a few examples of websites that currently exhibit this behavior? Facebook and Twitter come to mind... Kaa-ching (talk) 12:45, 27 December 2013 (UTC)

Soup.io and Tumblr, too. Understandably. I find paginated Tumblr much more annoying than infinite scrolling. --173.245.54.86 18:54, 27 December 2013 (UTC)
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