Peter Morville > Collections > Search Patterns > Design Patterns

What

Search results are divided into multiple "pages" when there are too many to comfortably fit in a single display.

Why

This allows the first page or set of results to load quickly and reduces the need for scrolling.

When

Search results pagination is a best practice in most contexts.

See Also

See the Search Pagination Pattern in the Yahoo! Design Pattern Library.

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