Getting started


This is an example of a minimal required markup.

<div id="posts">
    <div class="post">...</div>
    <div class="post">...</div>

<div id="pagination">
    <a href="/page2/" class="next">next</a>

The required elements are:

  • A container (#posts in this example) wrapped around your page items
  • Item elements (#posts > .post in this example)
  • A pagination element (#pagination in this example) containing your pagination links
  • A link inside your pagination with a class that indicates it's the next link (#pagination > .next in this example)


The above markup is then mapped in the options of IAS.

var ias = jQuery.ias({
  container:  '#posts',
  item:       '.post',
  pagination: '#pagination',
  next:       '.next'

Now you have a basic setup of Infinite AJAX Scroll. Time to add some fancy stuff.

// Add a loader image which is displayed during loading
ias.extension(new IASSpinnerExtension());

// Add a link after page 2 which has to be clicked to load the next page
ias.extension(new IASTriggerExtension({offset: 2}));

// Add a text when there are no more pages left to load
ias.extension(new IASNoneLeftExtension({text: "You reached the end"}));

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