How to Stop Infinite Scrolling for Certain WebsiteÂ .
Like it or not, more and more blogs and even popular sites like Facebook and Tumbler are using infinite scrolling. For the uninformed, infinite scrolling is a technique implemented by the website owner to continuously load the next page as the user scrolls down the page.
While infinite scrolling does keep visitors on the site, resulting in more page views, it doesn’t always provide a user experience. There are several problems with infinite scrolling.
- Too much RAM.
- Unable to access static links (such as “About Us” or “Contact Us”) in the footer.
- The user is left with a sense of loss of control
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You can now always turn off the internet to stop infinite scrolling, but that means your active download running in the background will also stop. Alternatively, you can also use extensions like Kill Infinite Scroll (Firefox), but if you, like me, don’t prefer to install too many extensions, that will be excluded from the list too.
- Click the padlock next to the website URL.
- Select Site Settings from the drop-down menu.
- A new window will open. open in chrome preferences
- Return to the web page and refresh it.
While infinite scrolling has benefits for some websites (e.g. YouTube, Twitter, Facebook) that dynamically generate personalized content, other blogs that only use it to increase their page views should think twice before using it. Or at the very least, these blogs might not put static links (such as “About Us” or “Contact Us”) in the footer.
How to Stop Infinite Scrolling for Certain Website