The Contemptuous, Myopic, Evil Practice of Breaking Online Stories into Multiple Pages

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Oct. 1 2012 6:08 PM

Stop Pagination Now

Why websites should not make you click and click and click for the full story.

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P.S. Of course I didn’t divorce my wife just because she likes multipage articles. I divorced her because she types two spaces after a period. (Not really.)

Correction, Oct. 2, 2012: This article originally stated that Doree Shafrir’s story on nightmares is 6,000 words long. It is more than 7,000 words long.

Farhad Manjoo is a technology columnist for the New York Times and the author of True Enough.

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