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How to Disable Infinite Scroll For a Specific Website

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Well, Love it or hate it, more and more blogs and also even famous sites such as Facebook and Tumbler are using Infinite scrolling as well. For the unaware, infinite scrolling is basically a technique implement with the website owner in order to continuously loads the next page when the user scrolls down the page. In this article, we are going to talk about How to Disable Infinite Scroll For a Specific Website. Let’s begin!

However, infinite scrolling does keep the visitors on the site leading to more page views. However, it does not really always offer the best user experience as well. There are some problems along with the infinite scrolling.

  • Use to too much RAM
  • Impossible to reach static links (such as About Us or Contact Us) at the footer
  • The user is left along with the sense of loss of control

Now, you guys can always, turn off your Internet in order to disable infinite scroll. However, that means your active download running in the background would also stop too. Just like that, you can also use extensions such as Kill Infinite Scroll (Firefox). However, If you guys are like me who don’t prefer to install too many extensions, also that one is off the list as well.

Fortunately, there is also a really simple way in order to disable infinite scroll. All you guys have to do is just turn off javascript for those particular websites as well. The only caveat though is turning off Javascript can also turn off other sites’ functions.

That being said, different browsers have different methods in order to disable Javascript. For this example, we will take Google Chrome, because it has the largest market share as well.

How to Disable Infinite Scroll For a Specific Website

Because Google Chrome is probably the most used browser on Android, we now have provided the instructions keeping that in mind as well. Well, in this tutorial on stopping infinite scrolling on websites, we are going to disable the JavaScript. However, it wouldn’t be done across the whole browser. Instead, the steps will be carried out on the sites on which you guys want to stop that continuous scrolling technique. Without even any further discussion, let’s now jump into the instructions.

Disable Javascript for a specific website 

  • Tap on the padlock icon, that is next to the URL of the website
  • Select Site Settings from the drop-down menu
  • A new window will now open along with Chrome settings,
  • Just tap on the drop-down menu next to Javascript and change permission to “Block” as well
  • Head back to the webpage and then refresh it

If you want to Turn off Javascript on Google Chrome for Android. Then tap on the menu button > Settings > “Site settings” > “JavaScript” > Uncheck Enable JavaScript as well. Unfortunately, this will basically turn off Javascript for all sites rather than a certain website actually.

Infinite scrolling is actually equal to stress for most of the users. For anyone who is trying to see the footer tabs, an endless scrolling activity can not only be irritating, however, might be stressful too.


Alright, That was all Folks! I hope you guys like this “disable infinite scroll” article and also find it helpful to you. Give us your feedback on it. Also if you guys have further queries and issues related to this article. Then let us know in the comments section below. We will get back to you shortly.

Have a Great Day!

Also See: Chrome Not Enough Memory to Open this Page – Fix

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