@hankchizljaw Are people likely to jump to specific pages? If not I would just use previous and next page links and an indicator for the current and total number of pages (Page 3 of 765).
@yatil that’s a good question. For a feed, you’d think probably not, really.
Just next and previous links would very much simplify things.
@hankchizljaw @yatil If on the web: HTML can put related links into its header, for relationships like home, title, previous, next, last, up.
It doesn't provide for a "skip 20" or something like that.
Yes, access to specific pages does come in handy. I would look for that in a chapter listing, but also to jump to a specific know page.
Don't make me scroll 500 pages to get to page 501 out of 788.
@hankchizljaw @aeveltstra The dream of accessibility-aware clients showing such metadata did not come true. There has been one Firefox plugin, and it was mostly empty because of no support on websites. I don't like hidden information because it often is out of date or wrong when developers are not aware.
In previous jobs we used to have these long pagination bars with page numbers centered on the current page.
And the buttons on the corners are first page, prev 10, prev, next, next 10, and last, with double <'s and >'s for the prev 10 and next 10, respectively. That pattern has always been the most useful for me.
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