Website pagination: Stories should load into a single page every time.

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

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

Innovation, the Internet, gadgets, and more.
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.