Web apps like Facebook have experimented with a technique called infinite scroll, and now there is a simple Plugin that makes it simple to add it to your WordPress blogs.
Using Infinite Scroll
Install the Plugin and pull up the settings screen. Setup is pretty simple; the Plugin needs the CSS class paths down to the different elements on the site. This is how Plugin finds the next page of content, and knows where to put in when it pulls it in.
First, enter the CSS path to your content and post containers. Ours look like this:
Next, you’ll want to set the CSS selectors for the post navigation links:
There are a few other options available, but these are the only ones you need to edit to get the Plugin functioning. Assuming you’ve filled this our correctly, you should have an infinitely scrolling home page.
What about you?
Have you ever used the Infinite Scroll Plugin? Granted, it’s not something that should be used everywhere, but with the right execution it can be really slick. Where have you implemented it? Any examples?